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Melbourne Weather: 16 Faces Suffering In The Severe Heat (PICTURES)

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Melbourne's weather is unpredictable as the best of times but it's currently suffering under the intense heat.

The city is currently experiencing temperatures exceeding 40C for a third day in a row.

Play was halted for over four hours during the Australian Open as officials waited for the mercury to cool before continuing play, one photographer even decided to fry an egg court side in the sizzling heat.

Last week we saw the Polar Vortex And The Best Freezing Faces and now we're witnessing the frying faces of the Melbourne Heatwave.

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    Juan Martn Del Potro of Argentina feels the heat in his first round match against Rhyne Williams of the United States during day two of the 2014 Australian Open.
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    A child plays in the water fountain in the heat during day four of the 2014 Australian Open at Melbourne Park.
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    Kenny De Schepper of France reacts in the heat between games during his loss to Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic.
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    Spectators cool down in a fountain during the hot weather on day two of the 2014 Australian Open tennis tournament.
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    Thanasi Kokkinakis of Australia changes his shirt in his second round match against Rafael Nadal of Spain.
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    A tennis fan tries to cool off from the heat on day four of the 2014 Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne.
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    Maria Sharapova of Russia cools off during a break in her second round match against Karin Knapp of Italy.
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    Camila Giorgi of Italy feels the heat between games in her second round match against Alize Cornet of France.
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    Juan Martn Del Potro of Argentina is interviewed after winning his first round match against Rhyne Williams of the United States.
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    Poland's Jerry Janowicz is sprayed with cool water at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.
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    Elina Svitolina of the Ukraine cools off in a break in her second round match against Olivia Rogowska of Australia.
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    A fan covers himself from the heat with a towel during the second round match between Maria Sharapova of Russia and Karin Knapp.
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    Japan's Kei Nishikori cools down with an ice towel during his men's singles match against Serbia's Dusan Lajovic.
  • Tennis fans cool down in the warm conditions during day one of the 2014 Australian Open at Melbourne Park.
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    Rafael Nadal of Spain cools off during a break in his second round match against Thanasi Kokkinakis of Australia.
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    A spectator shields herself from the sun while watching Japan's Kei Nishikori during his men's singles match against Serbia's Dusan Lajovic.

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