The heat wave that affects a large part of Spain since last Wednesday arrives at its high point and 45 provinces have announcements for high temperatures, of which eight are on red alert by temperatures of about 44 degrees.
"This Saturday will probably be the most adverse day of the heat wave," said Rubén del Campo, spokesman for the Meteorology State Agency (AEMET), who added that this day will become "one of the hottest days of the last Years "in the whole of Spain.
The prediction of the AEMET, collected by servimedia, indicates that temperatures will be significantly high in a large part of the peninsular, the Balearic and Canarian interior, and will be between 5 and 10 degrees above normal in almost the whole country, and even between 10 and 15 degrees superior to the usual in areas of the interior of the East Bay, the Northeast, the interior East, Andalusia and Media de Canarias.
Temperatures will rise significantly at the Upper Ebro, northern Navarra and the interior of the Basque Country and the Valencian Community. There will be more than 40 degrees in large part of the peninsular southern half and the Ebro Valley and surroundings.
"May 42 degrees may be overcome not only in the valleys of the Tagus, the Guadiana and the Guadalquivir, but also in areas of the South of the Valencian Community and the Region of Murcia. Again, in the Guadalquivir could be overcome the 44 degrees and another Time around 46. In the Canary Islands, the 37 degrees in the Eastern Islands and the 35 in the Westerners will be exceeded, with a very hot dawn, too, "he summarized from the countryside.
A total of 21 provincial capitals will have 40 degrees or more, specifically Córdoba (47 ° C); Sevilla (45); Badajoz and Toledo (44); Cáceres, Jaén and Zaragoza (43); Albacete, real city, Granada and Lleida (42); Guadalajara, Logroño, Madrid, Murcia and Pamplona (41), and Cuenca, Huesca, Salamanca, Teruel and Valladolid (40).
There is red announcement - extreme riseso for outdoor activities - in Córdoba (46 degrees in the countryside), Huelva (44 in the Andévalo and the County), Huesca (42 in the South), Jaén (44 in Sierra Morena, the county and the Guadalquivir Valley), Lleida (42 in central depression), Seville (44 in the countryside), Valencia (42 inside north) and Zaragoza (43 on the riverbank of Ebro).
The Naranja warning - Important - is activated in the rest of those provinces mentioned, most of the peninsular interior and the islands of Mallorca, Ibiza and Formentera (Balearic), and Gran Canaria, Lanzarote and Fuerteventura (Canary Islands), as the Temperatures will reach between 37 and 43 degrees, according to the zones.
And the yellow notice -ries- is for areas of Álava, Granada, León, Lugo and Ourense; coastal or preliteral areas of Catalonia and the Valencian Community; The Western Islands of the Canaries and parts of Mallorca and Menorca. In all those places it will heat heat, but not as intense as in most of the rest of Spain.
On the other hand, another phenomenon of this Saturday will be the storms, which will appear in an isolated manner in mountainous areas of the center and the Eastern Peninsular, especially in the east of the central system, the Iberian system and the Pyrenees.
For this reason, the AEMET has activated yellow announcements by storms in Burgos, Castellón, Girona, Huesca, La Rioja, Lleida, Soria, Teruel and Zaragoza.
In addition, this Saturday there will be a suspension dust in most of Spain, which worsens the quality of the air, but it will be especially adverse in the Summits of Gran Canaria, where there is yellow notice because the visibility will be reduced to less than 3,000 meters.Updated Date: 14 August 2021, 03:31