2019 was the hottest, driest year in Australia since records began

Steve Evans
Updated January 12 2020 - 7:44pm, first published January 9 2020 - 12:01am

The year just ended was the warmest and driest in Australia since records began more than a century ago, according to the Bureau of Meteorology.

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Steve Evans

Steve Evans


Steve Evans is a reporter on The Canberra Times. He's been a BBC correspondent in New York, London, Berlin and Seoul and the sole reporter/photographer/paper deliverer on The Glen Innes Examiner in country New South Wales. "All the jobs have been fascinating - and so it continues."

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