Australia Too Hot —for Its Own Weather Map

New colors added as officials warn of 'catastrophic' weather

By Matt Cantor,  Newser Staff

Posted Jan 8, 2013 10:25 AM CST

(Newser) – Australia is suffering a heat wave so blistering that officials have been forced to add new colors to the country's weather map. Purple and pink are now representing temperatures upward of 122 degrees, which could arrive on Sunday and Monday, reports the Sydney Morning ...   Read full story »

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