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Record-breaking 46.4°C temperature hit Greece

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Photo: Petros Giannakouris/AP

A new maximum temperature record in Greece was registered on Sunday, according to measurements from the automatic meteorological stations of the National Observatory of Athens.

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Gytheio, located in the Peloponnese region, experienced an absolute maximum temperature of 46.4 degrees Celsius. This sets a new record for the highest temperature ever recorded in Greece since records began in 2006.