According to a written statement from the Tunisian Meteorology Institute, record temperatures were recorded at 5 different points of the country yesterday.
WORLD’S SECOND HOTEST POINT
It was emphasized that Kairevan, the second hottest spot in the world, was the hottest spot in Africa and the second hot spot in the world yesterday.
It was reported that the temperature rose to 50.1 degrees in the El-Birma town of the Tatavin province, near the southern border of Tunisia, and to 47.4 degrees in the Sidi Buzid province in the central region, which is considered a “record” for these regions.
RECORD TEMPERATURE ON THE MEDITERRANEAN COASTS
In the same way, the thermometers showed 45.8 degrees in the Sfax province on the Mediterranean coast in the south, 46.3 degrees in the capital of the Nabul province along the eastern coast, and 43.5 degrees in the seaside resort of the same province, Clibya. passed.
The statement also stated that Tunisia and Algeria were the hottest spots on the African continent yesterday.
Tunisia is struggling with multiple forest fires that have recently erupted due to high temperatures and have been effective in the north and northwest of the country.
It was reported that 450 hectares of forest land was ash in the fires. Tunisia’s western neighbor, Algeria, announced that 69 people, 28 of them soldiers and 41 of them civilians, lost their lives in forest fires in 18 provinces.