THE number of days over 35 degrees in the South East will increase by 50pc and spring rainfall will be significantly reduced by 2070, according to a detailed report received by the Limestone Coast Climate Adaptation Committee.
The report will inform a regional strategy as the region's industries prepare to combat climate change.
Country Fire Service Limestone Coast Commander John Probert said climate change had factored into the emergency service agency's future action plans.
"Climate change is a fact and it is part of our strategic planning process," Mr Probert said.
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