Nightly News   |  January 16, 2014

Australia Broils in Scorching Heat Wave

The heat has sparked wildfires, put a strain on the power grid and forced a delay of almost four hours at the Australian Open.

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>>> it is the middle of summer in australia and they're struggling with temperatures in some places reaching 115. the heat sparked wildfires that put a strain on the grid that forced delays for about four hours at the australian open in melbourne, a move welcomed by players who had complained about what had one of them called enhumane playing conditions