claim June was the warmest on record, but it seems to fly in the face of reports of record cold from around the world.
from Australia say, “Sydney recorded its coldest June morning today since 1949, with temperatures diving to 4.3 degrees just before 6:00 a.m. (AEST).” “Experts say it is unusual to see such widespread cold weather in June
In the southern hemisphere reports of cold
have appeared frequently but rarely make the mainstream media.
“The Peruvian government has declared a state of emergency in more than half the country due to cold weather.”
“This week Peru’s capital, Lima, recorded its lowest temperatures in 46 years at 8C, and the emergency measures apply to several of its outlying districts.”
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“In Peru’s hot and humid Amazon region, temperatures dropped as low as 9C. The jungle region has recorded five cold spells this year.
Hundreds of people – nearly half of them very young children – have died of cold-related diseases, such as pneumonia, in Peru’s mountainous south where temperatures can plummet at night to -20C.”
“A brutal and historical cold snap has so far caused 80 deaths in South America, according to international news agencies. Temperatures have been much below normal for over a week in vast areas of the continent.”
“It snowed in nearly all the provinces of Argentina, an extremely rare event. It snowed even in the western part of the province of Buenos Aires and Southern Santa Fe, in cities at sea level.” (Source
Evidence of the cold is reflected in the fact that Antarctic ice is continuing to reach record levels
. “Antarctic sea ice peaks at third highest in the satellite record”
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