Portsmouth hotter than Barcelona

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WITH a maximum temperature of 20 degrees, Portsmouth is today hotter than Barcelona.

The sun has been shining brightly on the city, and the maximum temperature expected in Portsmouth topped a measly high of 15 degrees in the Spanish city, according to the Met Office.

Portsmouth was hotter than Barcelona on Wednesday

Portsmouth was hotter than Barcelona on Wednesday

Portsmouth’s Wednesday weather was also hotter than Madrid, Gibraltar, Venice, Genoa, Lisbon and Porto.

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