Kenneth Kumar MohantiJuly 2, 2021 15:29:43 IST
If you’re following the June International Weather News, you’re probably still trying to process the next amazing report. Record-breaking heat wave In some of the coldest places on earth.
From Canada to Russia, temperatures are skyrocketing and the associated threat to flora and fauna raises concerns among professionals and the general public. And now there is news that Antarctica has also hit new highs. If you’re wondering what’s going on, read on.
When was the highest record in Antarctica?
The World Meteorological Organization (WMO), a United Nations agency, announced on July 1st: New record The highest temperature on the southernmost continent is currently 18.3 degrees Celsius, above the previous high of 17.5 degrees Celsius in March 2015.
The measurements that revealed the latest highs were taken in February 2020 at the same ice station, Esperanza, and were operated by Argentina, where the…