October 22, 2023 – 8:05 pm
Record temperatures reminiscent of beach time, unusual for the autumn season, were measured in Romania and Bulgaria over the weekend, MTI wrote.
In the town of Turnu Majorile in southern Romania, a record temperature of 35.1 degrees Celsius was recorded in the shade on Saturday. Since records began, such a high temperature has never been measured in Romania on October 21, according to the Bucharest Meteorological Institute.
Libertatea newspaper wrote that according to tourists vacationing in the Black Sea, the sea water is now warmer than in August, about 20-21 degrees Celsius. At the end of the week, the temperature at the beach was also measured at 31.8 degrees Celsius.
The weather in neighboring Bulgaria is also unusually warm, with many people going to the beach under the summer sun. In Varna, on the Black Sea coast, the temperature reached 33.4 degrees Celsius on Saturday, breaking a record set 33 years ago in the city, the Bulgarian Meteorological Institute said. The highest water temperature, 21 degrees Celsius, was measured a little further south in Burgas on the Black Sea coast.
In recent days, record temperatures have been recorded several times in Hungary. On October 20, 30.3 degrees was measured in Tszalbar, the latest recorded temperature exceeding 30 degrees since the beginning of measurements in Hungary. On Saturday, three heat records were broken, with Körösszakál setting the expected daily record with a temperature of 28.1 degrees, a new national record for highest daily minimum temperature was set in Szeged, and a record for highest daily minimum temperature was set in Budapest. in the capital.