Iran introduced a nationwide two-day vacation due to increasing temperatures, state media reported Tuesday.
Authorities spokesperson Ali Bahadori Jahromi mentioned the choice to shut governmental workplaces, banks and faculties on Wednesday and Thursday got here after the well being ministry warned a few potential enhance in instances of warmth exhaustion due to excessive temperatures within the nation, the official IRNA information company reported.
In current days, cities and cities in Iran noticed temperatures round 104 levels Fahrenheit. The capital, Tehran, skilled 100.4 F on Tuesday.
The metrological workplace predicted Tehran would see temperatures of 102.2 F over the subsequent three days.
Ahvaz, the capital of an oil-rich province within the nation’s southwest, skilled 122 F on Tuesday.
In 2022, Iran registered its hottest temperature at 127.4 F in Ahvaz.
Earth’s hottest day in trendy historical past was probably July 4, when the typical world temperature reached 62.9 levels Fahrenheit. It was primarily blamed on climate change and rising El Niño sample.
The very best registered air temperature on Earth is 134 F, recorded July 10, 1913, in Dying Valley in the USA.