The entire world is seeing the effects of the environmental crisis of global warming. The level of temperatures is dipping more than usual in some places and soaring to create new records in other. Not just the temperature, even the water levels are affected. The water levels are drying up and we are verge on facing a major crisis in the years to come. The pollution has increased beyond measure. The awareness campaigns and protection measures being taken are not enough. The summers have definitely become hotter and it only seems to be going worst every year. The hottest places on the planet are recording more heat. In the month of April, Pakistan recorded a temperature of 50 °C, which may have been the highest ever on the earth, in the month. The city of Nawabshah recorded an extreme summer day on April 30 which was said to be highest ever for not just the country but also in Asia. There are several other places in the world, which sees such extreme summers.
Let us look at some of the hottest places on the Earth:
Death Valley, USA: This desert valley located in Eastern California holds the record for the highest temperature ever recorded. The temperature was recorded at 56.7-degree Celsius in July 1913. This temperature is unbearable for human survival and is also the driest place in US. The average temperatures here are somewhere between 45-50 °C.
El-Azizia, Libya: The small town, once a capital of the Jafara district in northwestern Libya held the record for the highest temperatures for long. The highest temperature recorded here was of 58.0 °C on 13 September 1922. But in the year 2012, the World Meteorological Organization declared it as invalid. The organization said the thermometer used was uncalibrated and the usual record keeper was replaced by an inexperienced observer. However, during the summers, are close to 48-50 °C.
Dallol, Ethiopia: Dallol located in Northern Ethiopia holds the official record for record high average temperature for an inhabited location on Earth. The average annual temperature of 35°C was recorded between the years 1960 and 1966. It is one of the most remote places on the planet and is often described as a ghost town. The daily average temperature here is 41 °C.
These are the top three places when it comes to the highest temperatures that have been recorded years ago. But according to a research done University of Montana, it is said that the place with highest temperatures keeps shifting every year, With the changes in climate quite evident the average temperatures recorded in countries are higher than ever before.