New Caledonia Experiencing Record High Temperatures

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Pacific Islands Development Program, East-West Center With Support From Center for Pacific Islands Studies, University of Hawai‘i

95˚F temperature is hottest recorded in Ouvea

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (Radio New Zealand International, Feb. 9, 2016) – Health authorities in New Caledonia have warned about risks posed by record high temperatures.

Official readings have seen temperatures in Ouvea rise to above 35 degrees, which is the hottest ever measured there.

People who are ill as well as the old and small children are advised to stay in cool places and keep drinking lots of fluids.

Sport activities are to be restricted to the early morning or the end of the day.

In nearby Wallis and Futuna, the month of January was the hottest and driest since records began in 1971.

In Futuna, 35.8 degrees was measured on 10 January.

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Where on earth is Ouvea and why did the silly old people record it as Faranhite? I just to say this because the fact above is true! Also, if I could rate what I just read, the rate I would give it would beeeeeeeeee..............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................Well lets see A ZERO! [People take this as a complement : Where on earth is Ouvea??????I demand an answer!

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