July 25, 2019 / 1:18 PM / 4 months ago

Temperature in the Netherlands tops 40 C for first time

AMSTERDAM, July 25 (Reuters) - Temperatures in the Netherlands topped 40 degrees Celsius (104 degrees Fahrenheit) for the first time on record on Thursday, Dutch meteorology instutitue KNMI said.

Temperatures peaked at 40.4 C in the south of the country, breaking the national record of 39.3 degrees set a day earlier.

Until Wednesday, the Dutch national heat record had stood at 38.6 degrees since the summer of 1944.

Reporting by Bart Meijer; Editing by Alison Williams

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