Gap Fill - Arctic Circle - Level 6


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Meteorologists have observed indication of global warming being in full . Temperatures in the Arctic Circle hit an all-time on Saturday, with the topping 38º Celsius in the Siberian town of Verkhoyansk. The town holds the Guinness World Record for the greatest temperature on Earth. It fluctuates from a low of minus 68ºC to a high of 37.3ºC. The record heat is 18 degrees higher than the average for June. The Arctic Circle has been experiencing a for much of this year. Temperatures have averaged 10 degrees above . This is ringing alarm bells with climatologists, who say the Arctic Circle is warming at twice the rate of the global .

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