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July breaks global heat record, on scorching European weather

05 August 2019

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July 2019 was the warmest month across the globe ever recorded, according to data released Monday by the European Union's satellite-based Earth observation network.

"While July is usually the warmest month of the year for the globe, according to our data it also was the warmest month recorded globally, by a very small margin," Jean-Noel Thepaut, head of the Copernicus Climate Change Service, said in a statement.

Source: Climate Home News

Image credit: Flickr/CC by 2.0Jeremy Segrott - In Europe, intense heat caused disruption to train services.

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