Record-breaking heat measured in Belgrade
Jul 24, 2007, 14:07 GMT
Belgrade - A record-breaking temperature of 43 degrees Celsius in the shade was measured in Belgrade on Tuesday, the warmest day since the beginning of recorded measurements in Serbia.
The previous record high was measured on July 4, 2000 at 40.5 degrees, the Serbian Meteorological Institute said.
Even higher temperatures were reported Tuesday in other parts of the country.
Meteorologists said that the heat would continue throughout the day with the possibility of reaching up to 45 degrees, though slightly cooler air was expected in the evening with chances of scattered showers in northern and western regions of the country.© 2007 dpa - Deutsche Presse-Agentur