Is it hot enough for ya?

Last week was hot in Australia. Pretty damn hot. So hot in fact that the Bureau of Meteorology were caught short and had to amend the scale on their temperature charts by adding two more colours to represent temperatures above 50:

So ladies, start melting cuz the boy is hotter than hot!

The hottest day I remember experiencing was 44.4 on January 12 1979, a date I remember because it happened to be my birthday. 50-52-54 is unimaginable.