11.07.2019 - 08:07

Spain - Next heatwave is approaching

Sweating at +- 40 °C

The vortex of clouds has moved its centre to the west coast of Morocco and will be drawing in hot air from North Africa on today's Thursday and Friday. This means that the hinterland of Andalusia and Extremadura will be expecting +- 40 °C today. Madrid, Valencia, Castilla-La Mancha, Teruel and Catalonia will follow on Friday with +- 40 °C as well.

Towards the weekend, the vortex of clouds will return to Portugal creating a new flow pattern. The Costa del Sol will be expecting another Terral (hot wind from the hinterland), +- 35 °C have been announced for Malaga and the Axarquia. It won't be too dramatic at daytime, however, the nights will be sweaty at +- 26 °C.

Over the next few days, the wildfire risk will be extremely high especially in Andalusia. Please, do not throw cigarettes out of your cars, do not dispose your trash in the wilderness, do not host barbecues near forests and do not turn off the roads (onto fields or forest paths) with your cars.

Heat warnings today:

Heat warnings tomorrow:

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