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Northern hemisphere sees record-breaking temperatures

Sep 15, 2020 11:39 IST

According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the Northern hemisphere has recorded its hottest-ever summer this year. The temperatures in June, July and August were 1.17C above the 20th-century average, surpassing the summer of 2016 and 2019. According to the administration, 2020 is among the 5 warmest years on record. Experts believe that climate change has dangerous impact in the Northern hemisphere during the summer months In the 141-year record, the Southern Hemisphere's winter, which occurs at the same time, was the third-warmest this year.

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