New temperature record recorded on Seymour Island in Antarctica

UNITED STATES (OBSERVATORY NEWS) — In the Antarctic – plus 20 degrees. Such a temperature record recorded on Seymour Island. The data cites the British edition of The Guardian, citing experts from the Brazilian weather station at the South Pole.

According to their version, on February 9, for the first time in the history of observations, the temperature in the Antarctic rose to almost 21 degrees Celsius, the TV channel reported.

However, statements by Brazilians have already called into question their colleagues from Argentina. According to them, on this day the temperature did not exceed 15.5 degrees.

Scientists called this situation incredible and abnormal.

Earlier, the European Space Agency recorded on February 8 and 9 a significant increase in a number of faults in the Antarctic. An array of about 310 square kilometers broke away from the glacier – this is approximately equal to the area of ​​the island of Malta.


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