WMO is checking on reports of new European temperature record of 48.8°C in Sicily (Italy). We can’t yet confirm or deny its validity Athens (Greece) holds existing record of 48.0°C on 10.7.1977 Official records in WMO Weather and Climate Extremes Archive
Today has provisionally seen the highest temperature ever recorded in #Italy SIAS have confirmed that Siracusa in #Sicily reached 48.8ºC earlier this afternoon and if verified by @WMO, it will become a new European temperature record.
What people are saying?
ali Dear Europeans, start buying air conditioners for your houses, in the living room, bedrooms and even the kitchen, window units and split units work the best, sincerely yours (a middle eastern born and raised in such hot environments).
Catsmother01 Yep. But will our greedy governments do anything? NO they bloody well won’t. After the dreadful fires in Australia where our iconic animals were decimated, they are still allowing the destruction of old growth forests for property development or wood pulp to China!