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#1337381 - 02/08/2015 21:50 Middle East heatwave
kizz Offline
Weatherzone Addict

Registered: 11/02/2002
Posts: 2150
Loc: Beacon Hill, Sydney 152m asl
As if it doesn't get hot enough in the Middle East they are now experiencing a heatwave.
AccuWeather article here.

Two highlights from the past few days are -
Baghdad records its all time record of 51.
Bandar Mahshahr, Iran had a temp/dp reading of 43/32.

There have been higher temps than Baghdad around the area but I don't know the highest. Go to the ogimet search page here and see how regularly some of the usual suspects have reached 50 lately. Try Basra.

#1337581 - 03/08/2015 19:39 Re: Middle East heatwave [Re: kizz]
JohnC Offline
Weather Freak

Registered: 03/02/2011
Posts: 169
Loc: Adelaide, South Australia
That "Feels Like" temp of 73c is crazy!
Dew point 32c.

#1337582 - 03/08/2015 19:45 Re: Middle East heatwave [Re: kizz]
Brett Guy Offline
Meteorological Motor Mouth

Registered: 05/10/2010
Posts: 5158
Loc: Bently Park, Cairns
32 deg dew point!!!!!!!wowza. I thought 29 was bad in cairns last year but that blows it out of the water


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