Heatwave puts 11 communities on Orange Alert with highs of 43°


Heatwave puts 11 communities on alert with highs of 43°. Source: AEMET

The heat wave has put eleven municipalities on alert for extreme temperatures this Monday, June 13, according to the Spanish National Meteorological Agency (AEMET).

Temperatures of up to 44 degrees in the southern regions of the peninsula have been predicted by the Spanish State Meteorological Agency (AEMET) after the arrival of very warm air from North Africa, causing Spain to suffer the first heatwave of the year.

An orange warning has been issued for Aragon in the province of Zaragoza for temperatures close to 39 degrees on the banks of the Ebro, while Teruel and Huesca have a yellow warning for highs between 36 and 38 degrees.

The Autonomous Community of Madrid remains at orange levels with intense heat between 39 and 41 degrees in the metropolitan area of ​​Henares and in the areas of the south, east, west and plains; in the mountains of Madrid, in yellow, the thermometers rise to 36 degrees.

In Extremadura, temperatures in Guadiana and Siberia Extremadura are expected to reach a whopping 42 degrees, while in the rest of the municipality – south of Badajoz, north of Cáceres, Cáceres Plateau, Villuercas, Montánchez, Tajo and Alagón – temperatures will range between 39 and 39 degrees and 41 degrees.

An orange alert has been issued for Castile-La Mancha in the provinces of Ciudad Real Cuenca and Toledo, with temperatures between 39 and 41 degrees, particularly in parts of the Tagus Valley, Ciudad Real, Toledo and Cuenca Mancha, Guadiana and Tagus Valleys and in the mountains of Cuenca among others; A yellow warning has been issued in Albacete and Guadalajara for maximum temperatures between 35 and 39 degrees.

In the regions of La Rioja, Valencia, Murcia, Navarra, Catalonia and Castile and Leon there is a yellow alert for temperatures between 36 degrees in Rioja and 39 degrees in the Valencia region.

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