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The mercury is predicted to rise to 36 degrees in Brisbane and 37 in Ipswich. (ABC News: Shelley Lloyd)
Brisbane has prevented a predicted 36-degree scorcher, with a sea breeze sparing town from the worst of the warmth.
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