In the city of Maribo in Kuwait and Basra in Iraq last week was recorded the highest temperature in the Eastern hemisphere. In Micrimage Thursday the temperature climbed to 54 degrees Celsius, and in Basra on Friday, the temperature was 53.9 degrees Celsius. On the record, said meteorologist Jeff masters and Christopher Burt researcher, writes The Washington Post.
It is believed that the highest temperature on the planet was in Death valley in the United States in 1913. Then the temperature rose to 56.7 degrees Celsius. However, there was no accurate measuring instruments that could accurately attest to that fact. The temperature is recorded at two points in the middle East, could become the highest in the world in the history of modern meteorology.