Mercury rising as heatwave on its way to Nambucca.

Valla Beach
Valla Beach

AN INTENSE heatwave is set to sweep across the nation this week, and the Nambucca Valley – no stranger to warm summer days – will not be immune.

South Australia, parts of the Northern Territory, Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria and Tasmania are expected to sweat with high temperatures forecast.

According to The Weather Channel – maximum temperatures will be well into the 30s for the remainder of the week before a cool change moves through on Sunday.

Saturday is looking to be the hottest, with ther mercury set to hit:

Macksville 34 degrees

Bowraville 36 degrees

Nambucca Heads 32 degrees

Congarinni North 34 degrees

Valla 33 degrees

Eungai Creek 34 degrees

Scotts Head 32 degrees

Holiday makers and locals are reminded to be sun safe while out and about as the UV index is predicted to be extreme for the entire week. 

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