HEAT WAVE IN PERTH. March 25 1902. “The heat wave which has been so remarkable in Perth for March, continues.”

HEAT WAVE IN PERTH. (1902, March 25). Kalgoorlie Western Argus (WA : 1896 – 1916), p. 33. Retrieved March 25, 2020, from https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/32609591?searchTerm=march%20heat%20wave&searchLimits=#

The heat wave which has been so remarkable in Perth for March, continues.
The maximum temperature at the Observatory on the top of Mt. Eliza yesterday was 102.8 degrees, and to-day the weather was extremely sultry, but the thermometer registered 95.5 in
the shade.
It was very close to-night. One effect of the the heat wave has been a great increase of sickness which is seriously felt in the police force, six prominent officers have been confined to their beds.
PERTH. March 10
The twelfth day of the remarkable March weather continued to-day, and there were no indications of the heat abating.
The thermometer at the Observatory; although on the comparatively cool heights of Mt. Eliza, registered nearly 96 degrees at noon.

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