Hot! Hot! Hot! Earth fever? July 19, a WMO spokesman confirmed that 2019 has been the hottest June on record! June 2019 was the hottest june on record in Europe, South America and Africa, WMO spokesman Nouris said at a press conference. In some countries and regions of Western and Central Europe, the average daily temperature is 10 degrees Celsius above normal.
World Meteorological Organization spokesman Nouris: Land and sea surface temperatures are at record highs, due to climate change, June’s hot weather in Europe is at least 10 times more frequent than it was 100 years ago.
Meanwhile, Nouris warned that Europe would welcome a new heat wave this week.
WMO spokesman Nouris (see photo): France’s meteorological agency has predicted 35 to 40 degrees Celsius across the country this week, with France and other countries apparently facing drought. In addition, the World Meteorological Organization says the pace of warming in the northern hemisphere is accelerating.
High temperatures and dry weather have reduced the extent of sea ice and made forests more flammable. Starting from the 19th, New York, Chicago and other U.S. places into the “hot moment”, the temperature is close to 38 degrees Celsius.
Chicago city officials advise people to cut back on outdoor activities and stay in the shade as much as possible.
New York Mayor Beth Howe: We haven’t experienced this kind of weather in seven years, we haven’t had this kind of hot weather for a long time, it’s very serious.
The U.S. weather service expects temperatures to drop in the Midwest and East from the 22nd, with average temperatures in some areas approaching or even below average in late July.