The Northern Hemisphere’s summer this year has been plagued by extreme heat, devastating forest fires and soaring temperature records.

Places like North America, southern Europe and Asia are the most affected ones, being Lahaina city in Hawaii the latest city affected.

But how will this affect Australia in the upcoming summer?

Story published by RTRFM

Produced By: Fiona Bartholomaeus

Featured In Story: Dr Andrew King – Senior Lecturer in Climate Science at the University of Melbourne

First aired on The Wire, Friday 11 August 2023