Saturday, 14 July 2018

Heatwave sees record high temperatures around world this week

Source: The Guardian, 13th July 2018, by Jonathan Watts

Jonathan Watts reported, "(...) From Europe to Africa, extreme and widespread heat raises climate concerns in hottest La NiƱa year to date on record. (...) Even when the sun goes down, night is not providing the cooling relief it once did in many parts of the world. At Quriyat, on the coast of Oman, overnight temperatures remained above 42.6C, which is believed to be the highest “low” temperature ever recorded in the world. Downtown Los Angeles also saw a new monthly July minimum overnight record of 26.1C on 7 July. (...)"

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