The severe heatwave sweeping Australia has caused blackouts in Adelaide and forced 40,000 people to swelter through 42 degree heat without air conditioning.
Overwhelming demand for electricity forced South Australian Power Networks to start 'load shedding' in order to conserve power, plunging parts of the state into darkness shortly before 7pm on Wednesday.
A drastic change in the number of hot days was predicted.
Extreme weather conditions span the country as both floods and fires threaten Western Australia this week.
The warning was issued for part of Bedfordale in Armadale on Wednesday.
Weatherzone Meteorologist Rob Sharp told Daily Mail Australia temperatures in Sydney will continue to climb.
Western Sydney is bracing for what could be the hottest three February days on record as temperatures are expected to reach a sizzling 46C.