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Temperatures in France to hit scorching 28C as winter warm spell peaks

Baku, February 28, AZERTAC

The warm spell that began in France in mid-February will hit new highs this Wednesday, reaching temperatures of 28C in parts of the country, according to The Local.

The mercury is set to reach a whopping 28C in the south west department of Landes on Wednesday as France's warm spell continues, according to France's national weather agency Météo-France.

The rest of the country is also expected to see the mercury shoot up, with numerous cities around France predicted to break temperature records.

This continues a trend of record-breaking temperatures over the past few days: Lille hit 19.3C on Tuesday, topping the previous high of 18.9C on February 28th, 1960, while in Toulouse, the mercury reached 22.3C, slightly above the previous record of 22.1C reached on February 24th, 1990.

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