Last Updated: Thursday, 21 May 2020 16:00
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During summer our region can be affected by heatwaves, which are long periods of very hot weather, ranging from 37°C to 42°C. You can stay up to date with heatwave warnings by listening to information issued by the Bureau of Meteorology on tv or radio or by visiting their website.

Before and during a heatwave you should:

If someone falls ill due to extreme heat phone 000 for help.

To learn more about what to do in a heatwave visit the Queensland Health website.