Mercury Hits Record High at 5 Bulgarian Locations

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Mercury Hits Record High at 5 Bulgarian Locations: Mercury Hits Record High at 5 Bulgarian Locations Bulgarians enjoying the water from a fountain as rescue from the scorching Septmebr heat. Photo by BGNES

Five Bulgarian locations have registered record high temperatures for mid-September around 3 pm Thursday.

The information was reported by the National Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology at the the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, BAS.

The highest record belongs to the northeastern city of Dobrich where at 3 pm the mercury reached 33.2 degrees Celcius, compared to the previous record of 31 degrees, measured on September 13 in 2008.

The other records belong to northeastern the Danube city of Silistra – 33 degrees compared to 32 in 1952, the village of Novo Selo – 35 degrees, compared to 33 in 1962 and the northwestern town of Lom – 35 degrees , compared to 34 in 1962.

The northwestern city of Lovech leveled its 1994 record of 34 degrees.

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Tags: National Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, BAS, record, heat, Dobrich, Silistra, Lovech, Novo Selo, Lom
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