For the fourth day in a row, heat records broke in Hungary, the Hungarian Meteorological Service said.
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Daily daily records broke again, reaching 28.2 degrees on Wednesday in Békés County Dombegyháza, the Hungarian Meteorological Service (OMSZ) reported on Facebook.
On Wednesday morning, the national and capital record of the highest minimum temperature broke. So far, on October 23, 2013, Pestszentlőrinc had the lightest dawn at 16.3 degrees Celsius. Now, however, the air has cooled to just 16.5 degrees during the colder hours of Mount János in the capital.
The maximum temperature record in the capital was 24.9 degrees so far, which was also recorded in 2013 in Pestszentlőrinc. Now, in Újpest, it was one and a half degrees warmer, with the temperature rising to 26.4 degrees.
The national record for the day so far has also been 2013 at 27.3 degrees in Baja. The new record is for Dombegyháza in Békés County, where the air was warmed to 28.2 degrees on Wednesday.
The heat is expected to moderate slightly over the weekend, with a cold front set next Monday to rise about 15 degrees Celsius.