Aberporth breaks record for Wales’ highest overnight temperature
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Aberporth broke the record for Wales’ highest overnight minimum temperature, the Met Office has said.
The temperature there did not dip below 24.5 celsius, breaking not just Wales’ but the UK’s highest overnight minimum temperature of 23.9 celsius, recorded in Brighton on 3rd August 1990.
However, Kenley in England also set a new record for the whole of the UK overnight with temperatures not dipping below 25.8 celsius.
Wales also recorded its hottest day on record yesterday with 37.1C in Hawarden, Flintshire, also set in August 1990.
The record temperatures are yet to be fully verified.
The UK as a whole experienced its warmest night on record on Monday as the extreme heat saw temperatures remaining in the mid-20s.
It comes as a potential high of 41C is predicted for Tuesday, amid growing travel chaos.
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