A new record high temperature has been registered in Antarctica for the second time in a week.

Almost 21 degrees Celsius (70 degrees Fahrenheit) was recorded for the first time - that is hotter than Madrid in Spain or Dallas in Texas.

Al Jazeera's Laura Burdon-Manley reports.

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