RECORD APRIL HEAT IN PAKISTAN - TEMPERATURES HIT 50.2C
A exceptional temperatures of 50.2 °C was recorded Nawabshah at Pakistan this Monday 30/04/2018, National heat for one month of April! which is a new record for for the month. (Previous: 50 °C to Larkana on 19/04/2017)
Nawabshah has a population of 1.1 million and is about 120 miles from the Indian Ocean. Etienne Kapikian,
The amazing thing is this is also a new monthly record for the entire Asian continent.
So the next time a bit of warm weather arrives to Ireland and its to much just imagine what +50°C would be like
Christopher Burt, an expert on global weather extremes, went a step further. He said it probably was also the highest temperature “yet reliably observed on Earth in modern records.”
(51.0 Celsius) set in Santa Rosa, Mexico, in April 2001 hold the hotest ever April temperature on Earth.
The Dawn newspaper described the heat around Nawabshah as “unbearable” and said heatstroke “caused dozens of people to faint.” Pakistan Today reported that the demand for electricity had exceeded generation resulting in “unannounced outages” that exacerbated the heat’s effects due to a lack of air conditioning.