It’s so hot in Boulia you can cook a meal on the bitumen

Melissa North
By Melissa North
Updated January 24 2019 - 5:02am, first published January 22 2019 - 9:00pm
BLISTERING HOT: The temperature of the bitumen at Boulia on Tuesday at 2pm. Photos: Supplied

Cloncurry and Camooweal may have recently broken the record for the most consecutive days above 40 degrees celsius but Boulia experienced melting bitumen on Tuesday January 22.