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Several temperature records broken in Latvia Saturday

11.07.2011

Several temperature records were broken in Latvia last weekend, the Latvian Environment, Geology and Meteorology Center informed LETA.

Several temperature records were broken in Latvia last weekend, the Latvian Environment, Geology and Meteorology Center informed LETA.

The July 2 heat record was broken in Ainazi (northern Latvia), where the temperature climbed to 30.4 degrees Celsius, while the temperature in the coastal town of Pavilosta (western Latvia) reached 30.2 degrees Celsius.

On the other hand, the temperature in Kolka (northwestern Latvia) reached 25.2 degrees Celsius, Skulte (north-central Latvia) - 29.8 degrees Celsius, Zoseni (northeastern Latvia) - 28.3 degrees Celsius, Liepaja (western Latvia) - 29.3 degrees Celsius.

Saturday was sultry also in Ventspils (western Latvia), Jelgava (central Latvia), Riga and Rujiena (northern Latvia), where the temperatures reached 30 to 31 degrees Celsius. The lowest readings were recorded in Kolka and Daugavpils (eastern Latvia), where the temperatures were around 25 degrees Celsius.

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