PENRITH HEATWAVE

It’s a record: February 11, 2017 now Penrith’s hottest ever day

Today is officially the hottest day ever recorded in Penrith. The Bureau of Meteorology recorded a temperature of 46.9 degrees around 3.30pm this afternoon, surpassing...

Fan shortage in Penrith

The mercury is only just starting to climb, but Penrith is already facing a serious fan shortage. Stores through the local area are selling out...

Concern for homeless community during heatwave

With temperatures soaring again this weekend, Denis Walsh, State President of the St Vincent de Paul Society NSW, suggests we spare a thought for...

RSCPA pleads with pet owners to be safe during heatwave conditions

Multiple dogs have died of avoidable heat stress already this year, with many more pulled from hot cars in great distress. With what some meteorologists...

Power supply set to be at full stretch

Power supply in NSW will be at full stretch tomorrow with the state set to experience a record demand for energy caused by the...

Heatwave Action Plan implemented

The Heatwave Action Plan has been activated following the prediction of heatwave conditions across NSW for the next three days, with temperatures predicted to...

Some events cancelled, others push ahead

As Penrith prepares for 45 degree heat on Saturday, organisers and officials are starting to decide whether to push ahead with planned events. Penrith could...

Penrith set for hottest February day on record

Penrith is likely to record its hottest February day on record this Saturday, with temperatures set to soar past 45 degrees. It will be the...