46 degrees on Friday
The hot weather will go to the next level over coming days in the Mallee, with the daytime temperature set to soar to 46 degrees on Friday.
It has prompted the Department of Health and Human Services to issue a heat health alert for Thursday and Friday for the Mallee.
Residents are reminded to take care during the heat.
Heat exhaustion and heatstroke are serious conditions occurring when the body’s temperature rises. Symptoms of heat exhaustion range from muscle cramps, dizziness and nausea to vomiting and fainting.