Autumn reaches colourful conclusion

Picture: SYLVIA LIBER
Picture: SYLVIA LIBER

Saturday marked the end of an unseasonably warm autumn, as this surfer was all too aware when he checked out conditions at Shellharbour.

In May alone, Wollongong recorded more than four days of at least 25 degrees, while the mercury soared up to 28 degrees in late April.

A Climate Council report released on Monday reveals the last 24 months may be the hottest in Australia's recorded history.