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24th April, 2018

Heat record broken in Budapest

A 142-year record was broken in Budapest on Monday as temperatures reached a new peak for that date.

The National Weather Service reported that a record 29.3C was gauged in Újpest, Budapest’s Fourth District.

That supersedes the previous April 23 record of 29C, measured in Buda in 1876.

Sources regularly consulted, with abbreviations used in text: Népszabadság (N); Magyar Hírlap (MH); Világgazdaság (VG); Napi Gazdaság (NG); Magyar Nemzet (MN); Népszava (Nsz); Kossuth Rádió news (KR); nightly TV news (TV).

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