Heatwave forecast for 21


Heatwave conditions are predicted from Wednesday 21 February to Thursday 22 February 2024.

There is a chance of thunderstorm in the afternoon/evening on Thursday.

Visit the Bureau of Meteorology’s website: Forecast and the heatwave map.

Heat conditions like this can cause an increase in heat related illnesses in the community and bushfire risk if you live near bushland or reserves.

During times of extreme heat, remember:

  • Drink more water
  • Never leave kids, adults or pets in cars
  • Keep cool
  • Check in on others
  • Plan ahead

Stay informed on hot, dry, windy days by checking emergency.vic.gov.au regularly and by downloading the VicEmergency app on your phone. If you find yourself in fire conditions, tune into ABC Radio Melbourne for up-to-date information.

Groups particularly vulnerable to the effects of hot weather include the elderly, young children, pregnant women, persons with a disability, and people with other medical issues. If you know anyone who falls into one of these categories, check on them during the hot weather to see if you can help.

Anyone facing emergency

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