August 7 was marked by new temperature records. Moreover, they were installed in the central regions of European Russia. The northern and eastern regions of the Central Federal District turned out to be the coldest, the average daily air temperature here did not reach the norm of 4 degrees. In some cities of the Yaroslavl region, it dropped so much that it set new daily records. According to the site ” Weatherand Climate, Rybinsk became the record-breaking cities, where the minimum temperature was 7.2 degrees, which is 0.1 degrees lower than the previous record held since 1982, and Pereslavl-Zalessky colder in the morning to 3.7 degrees, the previous record, 5.4 degrees, was also noted in 1982.
In the city of Vladimir, it got colder up to +5, which also became a daily record (the previous record, 5.9 degrees, and was noted here in 1982.)
On Friday, the temperature in these areas will approach normal, and again on weekends will lag behind it 1-2 degrees.
Courtesy of hmn.ru
Record breaking heatwave has struck Alaska over the past few days with even worse heat on the way.
110 year record has been broken when Alaska’s capital Juneau hit 83C.
The heatwave has caused havoc across the country.
Extensive wildfire has been ignighted by the heatwave near Anchorage and the smoke has made it very difficult with breathing.
The southern region of Gallargues-le-Montueux France has reached it’s highest record breaking temperature of 45.9C (114.4F).
The last record stood at 44.1C in August 2003.
Further north of France, the temperature is around 40C (104F).
Many parts of Europe are enduring a heatwave as well.
Due to the severe heat, Red Alert has been enforced in France, Spain, Italy and Switzerland.