Weather Warnings - Heatwave Warning

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Australian Capital Territory

TOP PRIORITY FOR IMMEDIATE BROADCAST

Cancellation Of Heatwave Warning For Australian Capital Territory

Issued at 02:42 PM EDT on Thursday 29 February 2024
Valid for Thursday 29 February 2024 to Sunday 03 March 2024

Cancellation for the following areas:
Australian Capital Territory

The ACT Ambulance Service advises everyone in the affected areas to take the following actions:
Severe heatwaves can be dangerous for many people, especially older people, babies, children, pregnant and breastfeeding women, people with medical conditions and people who are unwell.
Seek a place to keep cool, such as your home, a library, community centre or shopping centre.
Close your windows and draw blinds, curtains or awnings early in the day to keep the heat out of your home.
If available, use fans or air-conditioners to keep cool.

Maximum temperatures in the high twenties to mid thirties, with overnight minimum temperatures in the mid to high teens.

Severe heatwave conditions have eased, however low intensity heatwave conditions will persist for the next few days.

No further warnings will be issued for this event, but the situation will continue to be monitored and further warnings issued if necessary.

Site search


Enter a postcode or town name for local weather, or text to search the site. » advanced search

Darwin's hottest day of the year?

11:29 AEST Darwin could be heading for its hottest day of 2024 to date this Tuesday, with a top of 35°C on the cards and the potential to edge up towards 36°C.

Help with Farmonline Weather