Australia is currently the hottest country in the world, taking all of the top ten spots for global towns and cities in the last 24 hours.
Moomba Airport in South Australia was the hottest place in the country on Saturday reaching a a high of 46.6C.
Birdsville Airport in Queensland wasn't far behind at 46.5C and Nullarbor, also in SA, saw a maximum of 46.4C.
The remaining seven hottest places in the world on Saturday were all in Australia.
The heatwave is thanks to a low pressure system spreading from SA through western NSW and northern Victoria.
It hit NSW with vigour on Saturday morning, including Sydney.
HOTTEST LOCATIONS ACROSS THE WORLD ON SATURDAY
Marree, South Australia: 46.6C
Moomba, South Australia: 46.6C
Olympic Dam, South Australia: 46.6C
Birdsville, Queensland: 46.5C
Oodnadatta, South Australia: 46.1C
Woomera, South Australia: 45.7C
Coober Pedy, South Australia: 45.3C
Leigh Creek, South Australia: 45.3C
Wilcannia, New South Wales: 45.2C