Germany has recorded the hottest day in 2022, the country's weather service — the German Weather Service (DWD) — said Tuesday.
''New preliminary German temperature record for the year 2022,'' the DWD tweeted on Tuesday.
''The DWD - station in Duisburg-Baerl reported 39.3 °C at 4 pm (16:00 CET),'' the tweet went on to say.
''The previous record values (for the year 2022) were measured at 39.2 °C on 19 June in Cottbus and Dresden.''
Earlier Tuesday, the DWD told CNN that the country is bracing for temperatures of up to 40 degrees Celsius (104 degrees Fahrenheit) in some regions on Tuesday and Wednesday.