Extreme heatwave hits New South Wales
Massive crowds flocked to Sydney's iconic Bondi Beach to cool off.

Extreme heatwave hits New South Wales

AEST 00:00, Wed Jan 9 2013
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Blistering heat has rocked the Australian state of New South Wales as residents bake in the oppressive conditions.

Temperatures reached in excess of 40 degrees in Sydney on Tuesday with city beaches battling an influx of people looking to cool off.

Rural areas of the state continue to face extreme fire danger as winds blow flames towards properties and major highways.

ARTICLE: Fire danger not yet over

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Massive crowds flocked to Sydney's iconic Bondi Beach to cool off.
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