Northern Ireland breaks temperature record for second time in five days

Northern Ireland has set a second record high temperature within the last five days.

Wednesday, 21st July 2021, 4:33 pm

On Saturday, a temperature of 31.2°C was recorded in Ballywatticock, Co. Down.

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The record breaking temperature comes during an amber extreme heat warning which runs until midnight on Friday.

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A new record has been provisionally set in Northern Ireland.

"Northern Ireland has for the second time in five days provisionally broken it's all-time temperature record Castlederg in County Tyrone recorded a temperature of 31.3 °C at 1437 this afternoon

"This exceeds the 31.2 °C that Ballywatticock recorded last Saturday," said the Met Office on Twitter.