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A severe heat wave hits Spain and the temperature reaches 50 degrees.. and the authorities are calling for caution


Spain is witnessing a severe heat wave, with degrees in some places reaching 45 and 50 degrees, and it is the first heat wave facing the country with such high degrees. For this reason, the competent authorities called on citizens to be careful not only during the day but also at night.


And the Spanish newspaper “El Mundo” indicated that this African wave will come to Spain from the south, which makes this region the highest in temperature, which reaches 50 degrees Celsius, and thus is considered historical because, according to official statistics, it was the highest temperature officially recorded. In Spain 47.3°C in Montoro (Córdoba), on July 13, 2017. Low levels could also break records.


The newspaper pointed out that the wave of the war started in some areas since July 6 and reached 40 degrees in the Murcia region, the Valencian region and eastern Andalusia. The areas near the Mediterranean have not seen such hot weather in July since 2009. In fact.


A spokesman for the State Meteorological Agency (AEMET), Ruben del Campo, said that extreme caution must be taken against high temperatures, both day and night, especially in the Ebro Basin, the Mediterranean, the center of the region and the southern half. Even in parts of eastern Andalusia.


French meteorologist Guillaume Sechet warned that "after Canada, it is now the turn of Europe, especially Spain, to be exposed to the danger of the "heat dome", and the warning in yellow extends to ten other societies: Aragon, the Balearic Islands, Catalonia and Galicia, Murcia, Basque Country, La Rioja, Valencia, Canary Islands, Navarra (in the latter case, orange alert).


The fact that this significant increase in temperature is a thermal dome, a meteorological phenomenon consisting of a mountain of hot air "stuck" in the upper layers of the atmosphere, is cause for concern, as this happened in the District of Columbia, and also in Canada where At least 500 deaths associated with hyperthermia have been recorded.


And the Spanish authorities published warnings of high temperatures, and recommendations to search for shaded areas, increase drinking water, and not exercise during daytime.

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