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Heat record in Germany broken again as mercury hits 41.5˚C

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The thermometer at the United Nations office shows 42˚C in Bonn, western Germany, on Thursday. AFP

Temperatures continued to rise on Thursday in Germany with a new record high above 41˚C, amid a Europe wide Heatwave.

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Two women sitting under parasols watch at three boys jumping into the water of a bathing lake in Bad Saulgau, Germany. AFP

The German Weather Service registered 41.5˚C in Lingen, in the west, which had posted 40.9˚C earlier in the day.

That topped the previous record of 40.5˚C reached in Geilenkirchen on Wednesday.

 

Agence France-Presse