September 13 in Dallas, Texas, USA, was established weather record. According to the National Weather Service (National Weather Service), 70 times a year the temperature rose above 38 ° Celsius.
The previous record was registered in 1980, with 69 days in the year reached this temperature indicator, reports Live Science.
However, another record in 1980 remains: this year in Dallas temperatures warmed up to 38 ° C for 42 consecutive days, from June 23 to August 3. 2011 get close to these figures: the temperature was kept at 38 ° for 40 consecutive days, from July 2 to August 10.
By the way, the record of the United States by the number of consecutive days with the temperature of the air belongs to Death Valley in the Mojave Desert (154 days in 2001). Opposite records were set in Dallas in 1906 and 1973, when there was not a single day with a temperature of 38 ° C and above.
According to weather forecasts, by the end of this week in the Dallas heat subsides, a cold front will come to the city on Thursday morning.
"Around the World", at the end of August from the unprecedented heat wave suffered all Balkan countries. Due to the increase of atmospheric temperatures to record levels inhabitants of Serbia, Montenegro, Croatia, Macedonia, Bosnia, Albania and Hungary advised to stay home and drink plenty of water to avoid overheating of the body.
Along with the heat of the Balkans came and other misfortunes. Thus, in the south of Bosnia, many people suffer with stomach infections because high temperatures creates ideal conditions for the growth of harmful bacteria in food. A Montenegro, Albania and Bosnia fight forest fires, which now and then near the capital of the country and along the coast of the Adriatic Sea.
Source: Round the world