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Scientists rate Brisbane's coolest suburbs, reveal tips to heat-proofing your home - ABC Online

As southern Queensland battles its third heatwave in a month, scientists have mapped Brisbane's coolest and safest suburbs when it comes to heat-related illnesses. Greater Brisbane's 5 coolest suburbs. Burbank; Karana Downs; Lake Manchester; Mount ...and more »

Queensland heatwave: Temperature records predicted to tumble in state's south, BOM says - ABC Online

As Queenslanders deal with the summer heat today, records are predicted to tumble on Sunday in the state's south, the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) says. Temperatures today peaked at 37 degrees Celsius in Brisbane, 38 degrees in Logan, and 40C in ...and more »

Queensland's power grid to be put to the test as heatwave takes hold - ABC Online

With temperatures set to soar to over 40 degrees Celsius in many parts of Queensland over the weekend, questions are being asked about whether the power grid will be up to the task. South Australia has experienced widespread power issues in recent ...and more »

Queensland heat sees three North Lakes students hospitalised - ABC Online

Three students from a south-east Queensland high school have been taken to hospital with heat-related illness. While Queensland braces for a scorching weekend, emergency services were this morning called out to assess 16 teenaged students at a North ...and more »

Queensland weather: More heat records to tumble as state scorches - Courier Mail

IT WAS hotter than the Sahara Desert in parts of Queensland over the weekend as the record-breaking heatwave took its toll. Paramedics treated more than 90 people for heat-related incidents, including a four-year-old boy who was left locked in a hot car.and more »

Queensland heatwave could break hot weather records - Brisbane Times

Health officials have issued warnings for the intense heatwave much of Queensland is due to face at the weekend. The state is expected to receive increasing temperatures at the weekend, topping out at 39 degrees on Sunday in Brisbane and up to 46 ...and more »

Dog suffers horrific death as heatwave takes hold of Queensland - Brisbane Times

A dog has died after its organs "boiled" on the Fraser coast on Saturday morning, as warm weather records tumbled in south-east Queensland. Brisbane exceeded it's forecast maximum, reaching 37 degrees just after midday while Birdsville climbed above 45 ...and more »

Queensland weather: State braces for scorcher as deadly heatwave hits eastern Australia - Courier Mail

The majority of the cases were along the east coast with 11 reported in both Brisbane and Southport, and 8 in Maroochydore between 6am and 4pm today. It's so hot in #Birdsville that our officer could fry an egg on the bonnet of his police vehicle ...and more »

Students from North Lakes taken to hospital with heat-related illness - Courier Mail

A Queensland Ambulance spokeswoman said paramedics were called to a school at College St, North Lakes, just before 10am. Queensland Ambulance Service acting operations supervisor Jen Pearce said paramedics assessed 16 students who all had ...and more »