November 28, 2022

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An unprecedented heat wave for spring has hit Spain: what causes it and how long it will last

Madrid – a beginner Heat waveSecond in a month, hits Spain With Temperatures above 40 C In many parts of the country, a weather event moving to and from France Finish Sunday.

The average temperature in the country these days is 7 to 12 degrees Celsius These dates are in the Peninsular and the Balearic Islands, according to the State Meteorological Agency (Aemet). Nine of the country’s seventeen regions are on orange alert, the second highest level.

Temperatures of 42 ° C in the southwest of Patajos, 40 C in Seville (Andalusia, south) and 39 C in Madrid, are likely to reach extreme temperatures in the spring.

On Sunday, June 12, 2022, two women with umbrellas walk in the center of Madrid, Spain.Paul White – AB

“It simply came to our notice then. We emphasize: These temperatures are not normal in mid-June (…)Aemet’s spokesman Ruben del Combo said.

The multiplication of heat waves, especially in Europe, is the result Global warmingAccording to scientists, greenhouse gas emissions increase the power, duration and recurrence of these events.

“Climate change is an absolute reality and we in Andalusia are experiencing it very harshly,” said Juanma Moreno, Andalusian regional leader. According to Aemet, the heat wave will hit Spain at least until Saturday.

A group of women playing bingo while sitting under an umbrella and protecting themselves from the sun on Cadiz Beach
A group of women playing bingo while sitting under an umbrella and protecting themselves from the sun on Cadiz BeachEmilio Morenatti – AB

Product of intense heat, a Warm air coming from North Africa, Scrolls To France. The French Meteorological Agency predicts temperatures in the southwestern part of the country to hover above 40ºC between Thursday and Saturday, although temperatures across the country will be above normal.

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Spain has already experienced a heat wave in May, which has become the hottest May of this century.

Daytime thermometers will be slightly lower in southern Spain and the Mediterranean on Thursday, while they will rise significantly in the Bay of Pisces. During the day, the Patajos stay about 35; They are 39 ° in Seville and 41 in Cர்டrdoba, 38 in the north, Pamplona, ​​Locrono and Bilbao and 40 in Zaragoza. Fog will continue and evolutionary clouds will lead to isolated storms.

According to del Combo, the temperature is expected to intensify on Friday and there will be a slight rise in thermometers, which will be 5 to 10 degrees higher than normal, along with higher temperatures in the previous days in practically the entire region. Temperatures can reach 40 C or higher in Bilbao, Ciudad Real and 43 C in C கோrdoba, Gerona, Granada, Hosca, John, Lerida, Madrid, Murcia, Pamplona, ​​Toledo or Zaragoza.

Tuesday, June 7, 2022 Two men relax in a park on a hot afternoon in Madrid, Spain.
On Tuesday, June 7, 2022, two men relax in a park on a hot afternoon in Madrid, Spain.Paul White – A.P.

In anticipation of Saturday, Dana, located in the Atlantic, where hot air blows from North Africa, is expected to move closer to Spain and cause a “marked drop” in temperature. West, the spokesman did not rule out the possibility that the fall was limited to a third of the west.

However, del Combo sees “extreme” temperatures continuing in the eastern part of the peninsula and in the Balearic Islands, where the maximum will drop below 35 சன on Saturday.

A man drinks from a large orange bottle in the center of Madrid
A man drinks from a large orange bottle in the center of MadridPaul White – A.P.

Temperatures generally drop in most parts of Spain between Sunday and Monday The climate will be warmer, with temperatures hovering above 35 C in Ebro, the Mediterranean and the Balearic Islands.

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In this way, Del Combo promises that the heat wave in Spain will end on Sunday. For their part, the Canary Islands and Asturias are the only autonomous communities missing from this chapter.

Monday, June 13, 2022 A woman protects herself from the sun under her umbrella on the beach in Cadiz, Spain.
Monday, June 13, 2022 A woman protects herself from the sun under her umbrella on the beach in Cadiz, Spain.Emilio Morenatti – AB

The spokesman explained that if the heat wave ends on Sunday, it will last for seven or eight days, which is equivalent to the pre-June period in Spain, although its intensity is yet to be determined. So far, this is likely to be higher than 2022, as there are records for the second most intense summer of June 2019.

AFP and DPA agencies