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2019.10.15 17:00

Vilnius breaks 101-year-old warmth record

BNS2019.10.15 17:00

A 101-year-old warmth record was broken in Vilnius on Monday, Lithuania's Hydrometeorological Service says.

Temperatures rose to 20.5 degrees centigrade in the Lithuanian capital on October 14, exceeding the previous record set in 1918 by 0.5 degrees.

Meteorologists say record temperature was also recorded in several other Lithuanian cities. The warmest day yesterday was recorded in the southern city of Varėna where the mercury rose to 21.9 degrees.

Warm autumnal weather is forecasted for the upcoming days, with temperatures set to rise to 19 degrees.