3 Bulgarian Towns Suffer Heat Records

Society » ENVIRONMENT | July 11, 2011, Monday // 18:31| Views: | Comments: 0
Bulgaria: 3 Bulgarian Towns Suffer Heat Records Teenage girls are enjoying the fountains in downtown Sofia as a rescue from the scorching heat. Photo by BGNES

Three towns in Southwestern and Northern Bulgaria have registered temperature records amidst the currently raging heat wave.

The southwestern town of Sandanski near the border with Greece registered Monday a record temperature of 38.1 degrees Celsius, breaking the previous record for the same day – 37.3 – registered back in 2007.

According to the National Meteorology Institute of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Svishtov on the Danube and Lovech in Northern Bulgaria also saw record temperatures – 36.2 degrees Celsius.

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