Are we there yet?
No, seems not.
What we are waiting for is this. It’s what’s left of the recent cyclone, and it dumped a lot of water on Victoria yesterday. We are looking for the “southerly buster” to drive the tropical weather north again.
Waiting, waiting — after the hottest February night on record, and the longest heat wave on record for Sydney — this is day 7.
So we check every sign:
And look towards the south:
When it comes it will be with a bang, probably.
Not yet though. Still 33C outside.