Meteorologists called new world temperature records
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Scientists confirmed that 53.9 degrees of heat, recorded in 2016 in Kuwait, ranked first among temperature indicators observed in Asia and third among world heat records for the entire history of observations, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said in a statement, Ria.ru reports.
"WMO confirmed that 53.9 degrees of heat in Mitribach (Kuwait) on July 21, 2016 was the highest temperature ever recorded in Asia and the third among the warmest temperatures observed on Earth. In addition, scientists confirmed that the fourth highest air temperature in the list of temperature records is 53.7 degrees of heat, which was observed in Turbat (Pakistan) on May 28, 2017,” the WMO posted in Twitter.
According to the WMO, now the list of world temperature records is as follows: first place - Death Valley in California - 56.7 degrees recorded on July 10, 1913, Kelibia (Tunisia) - 55 degrees in July 1931, Mitribach (Kuwait) - 53, 9 degrees on July 21, 2016, Turbate (Pakistan) - 53.7 degrees on May 28, 2017.
Earlier, the expert of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in Kazakhstan, Saken Baisholanov, described how the climate of Kazakhstan will change by the end of the 21st century.