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Gulf Today Report
Kuwait records the world’s highest temperatures exceeding 53.2°C during last 24 hours, prompting weather authorities to issue alert for residents to take proper care of hydration periodically.
An international website that monitors temperatures around the world has ranked 13 Arab cities among the hottest spots in the world during the last 24 hours, with temperatures exceeding 53.2ºC.
The website said, “An Arab city records the highest temperature in the world, along with other 10 cities from the Arab world.”
The “Eldoradoweather” published a list of the highest temperatures in the world during the last 24 hours, as the seven highest were recorded in 7 Arab cities, and the list came as follows:
Maximum Temperature in last 24 hours 06/27/2021 at 10:00 UTC No.
1 Nuwasib (Kuwait) 53.2°C
2 Jahra (Kuwait) 50.2°C
3 Mitribah (Kuwait) 49.4°C
4 Basrah Int. Airport (Iraq) 49.3°C
5 Amarah (Iraq) 49.2°C
6 Sulaibiya (Kuwait) 49.2°C
7 Abdaly (Kuwait) 49.1°C
8 Abadan (Iran) 49°C
9 Ahwaz (Iran) 48.8°C
10 Kuwait Airport (Kuwait) 48.8°C
11 Basrah-Hussen (Iraq) 48.6°C
12 Kuwait City (Kuwait) 48.6°C
13 Sabriyah (Kuwait) 48.6°C
14 Experimental Farm (Kuwait) 48.5°C
15 Ali-Algharbi (Iraq) 48.4°C
The temperature in the Gulf region is usually hits 50°C in summers.
In 2017, a tweet went viral showing a truck sinking as asphalt melts in Kuwait. The temperature was reported the highest on that day.
The National Centre of Meteorology (NCM) said the highest temperature on Tuesday was 50.7°C at 12:15 in Bida Dafas in Al Dhafra region of Abu Dhabi, while the lowest temperature, 24.6°C was recorded in Jebel Dhanna in the Al Dhafra region at 5am.
While Basra is used to scorching summers, this year it has started sooner than expected, bringing misery to residents in a city also plagued by chronic electricity shortages.
On Friday, the city of Jacobabad in Sindh province hit 50˚C, the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) said, with temperatures forecast to remain high until Sunday.
The Met Office said there was a 50-percent chance of temperatures topping 40°C (104 degrees Fahrenheit) for the first time on Monday or Tuesday, and an 80-percent chance that the country's previous record of 38.7°C set in 2019 will be exceeded.
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