Home > UN validates 38C Arctic heat from 2020 as record high

UN validates 38C Arctic heat from 2020 as record high


A representative from the UN's World Meteorological Organization announces during a UN briefing that a new record-high temperature in the Arctic has been recognised, confirming a reading in Siberia last year of 38 degrees Celsius (100.4 degrees Fahrenheit). SOUNDBITE

Added on the 14/12/2021 12:22:52 - Copyright : AFPTV - First images

To customise your video :

Or Create an account

More videos on the subject

  • September 2020 Hottest On Record

    07/10/2020 - Wochit
  • Study shows record-high glacier melt in Greenland

    During summer 2015, Greenland experienced its highest rate of glacier melt. A new study, published on June 9 in “Nature Communications,” shows the record-high melt is linked to the anticipated effects of a phenomenon known as Arctic amplification.

    13/06/2016 - Reuters - Next Media
  • Forest fires burn in Bogota amid record heat

    A fire burns at night atop the Cerro El Cable mountain in Colombia's capital, as the country endures record temperatures. IMAGES

    25/01/2024 - AFPTV - First images
  • Crime in gang-plagued Haiti hits record high: UN

    Security in Haiti, where violent gangs control large swathes of the country, has deteriorated even further, with the number of major crimes hitting "record highs," the UN representative to the impoverished nation warns. "The security situation on the ground continues to deteriorate as growing gang violence plunge(s) the lives of the people of Haiti into disarray and major crimes are rising sharply to new record highs," Maria Isabel Salvador tells the UN Security Council. SOUNDBITE

    23/10/2023 - AFPTV - First images
  • Tourists at the colosseum in Rome fend off high temperatures

    Tourists at the Colisseum fend off high temperatures during a new heatwave in Rome, Italy. IMAGES

    19/08/2023 - AFPTV - First images

More videosSciences