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[VIDEO] In one Australia town, it’s too hot even to pump gasoline


How hot is it in Australia? (Besides that “so hot that heat maps had to add a color” thing.) From News.com.au:

It was so hot in the South Australian outback town of Oodnadatta yesterday that the local servo stopped selling petrol.

The Outback town has been sweltering through one of its great heatwaves with the temperature soaring above 40 degrees every day this year, reaching a peak of 48.2 degrees yesterday. …

[Pink Roadhouse owner Lynnie] Plate said the Roadhouse couldn’t serve unleaded fuel after midday because it was vapourising and wouldn’t pump in the extreme heat.

48.2 degrees Celsius is ab...