A new August heat record was set in Lithuania on Sunday, with 36.5 degrees Celsius reported in Tauragė at 4 p.m., weather services say.
© DELFI (D.Lauručio nuotr.)

Weatherman Vytautas Sakalauskas said the highest August temperature before that had been recorded in Naujoji Akmenė on 10 August 1992 – the mercury then stood at 36 degrees.

The absolute heat record was set in the country on 30 July 1994 when daytime temperature reached 37.5 degrees in Zarasai.

BNS
Leave a comment
or for anonymous commenting click here
By posting, you agree to terms
Read comments Read comments

Gender equality is human right, and it is great for society. Let’s listen to Norwegians

Even though Lithuania has achieved a lot in gender equality, it is still a long way to go, especially...

Kaunas is the most innovative city in Lithuania - expert

Less talked about Kaunas startup world is experiencing a breakthrough. Products developed in city’s...

World War One memorial service held at Vilnius International Church

On Sunday November 11th a World War One memorial remembrance service was held at the Vilnius...

Pope Francis confirms Lithuanian Giedraitis as blessed

Mykolas Giedraitis, a secular Augustinian born in Lithuania in the 15th century, has been confirmed as...

Lithuania's emigration rate falls, but more people leave than arrive

Lithuania's emigration rate fell by 14.2 percent in the ten months of 2018 compared with a year ago,...