Vioolsdrif village in Northern Cape breaks new record for highest temperature

China Plus Published: 2019-12-02 10:41:52
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Vioolsdrif, a village in the Northern Cape, has broken a new record for the highest temperature in the country.



Vioolsdrif broke the record for the first time in 1995 with a maximum temperature of 46.2°C. It made a new record of 50.1°C on Thursday, then 53.2°C on Friday.
Planet Earth and Storm Report SA reported that the temperature recorded at the Viooldrif is now the highest yet recorded anywhere in Africa in the modern era. [Photo:]

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