This hot weather South American city of Rio de Janeiro has seen for a long time. According to official data, the temperature warmed up to +43,2 ° C, at some points the thermometer showed up to +47 ° C. Some witnesses say that home thermometers near the stadium "Maracana" shows all +49 ° C.
In this heat would not work air conditioning, people can find salvation only on the beach near the water. The cooling system at the airport Santos Dumont worked intermittently, and had to resort to the help of professionals to the airport to continue working in the usual way. Because of the heat out of order electricity generators at the international airport on the island of Governador Hobim in the bay of Rio de Janeiro. As they say passengers, the airport could not work all morning, many flights were put on hold. Left without electricity and the inhabitants of the island. Ou tried to express their dissatisfaction with arson mattresses and tires on one of the local streets.
As witnessed in the National Institute of Meteorology, as impressive heat never let down to Rio since the beginning of meteorological observations in 1915. Previous temperature record was set in the west of Bangu and was 43,1 ° C.