Almost all of Australia will roast in a huge heatwave this week, with some areas set to hit 50 degrees.

Perth is already in the midst of a four-day hot streak, with temperatures nudging 40 degrees all weekend.

On the current forecasts, South Australia will be worst hit, with 50 degree days being forecast in remote areas.

Brisbane is set to hit 39 degrees early this week while most of the country’s south will exceed 45 degrees by mid-week but Melbourne and Sydney will be spared the worst.

Melbourne will hit the low-to-mid 30s from Tuesday, with a 41-degree day due to hit next Friday.

Please stay safe in this heat Brisbane!