intense heat of 40 degrees, “rains of blood” and waiting for a DANA

The heat will gain prominence until Friday, with daytime 40 degrees in large areas of the country, accompanied by also high nighttime values, between 20-22 degrees. Maximum temperatures are up to 10 degrees above normal for this time, warns the State Meteorological Agency (AEMET). The situation will change radically starting Friday for the arrival of a DANA that will promote a pronounced thermal decrease, in addition to precipitation in the form of rain and stormy showers in almost the entire country.

This Tuesday Half of Spain will be above 30 degrees on a day where the Catalan Pyrenees may register locally strong showers. The provincial capitals that will register the highest values ​​will be Córdoba with 36ºC, Badajoz with 35ºC and Cáceres and Seville with 34ºC. It will soften especially in San Sebastián and Santander (21), A Coruña (22) and Ceuta and Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (23).

Strong storms in Catalonia

On the other hand, the sun will shine in most parts of the country, with few exceptions. By area, intervals of low clouds are only expected in the north of Galicia, the Cantabrian area, the upper Ebro, the north of Burgos, the Pyrenees, the Strait area and Melilla. Likewise, low cloudiness is expected in the eastern Canary Islands and in the north of the mountainous islands, without ruling out some weak and scattered precipitation.

In the afternoon, some diurnal evolution will form in areas of the interior of the peninsula, with the possibility of some showers or weak storms in mountainous areas and in the east of the Southern Plateau.. These showers will be more likely and somewhat more intense in the Catalan Pyrenees, where they may be locally strong. Finally, light to moderate winds from the north and east will blow on the coast of Galicia, the Cantabrian Sea and the Canary Islands; of an eastern component on the coasts of the southeast of the peninsula and the Strait, and of the south on the coast of Catalonia.

Temperature rebound

HeWednesdaythere will be a general rebound in the maximums and they will reach between 32-34 degrees in points of the northern plateau, such as Valladolid or Palencia; up to 35 degrees in the center and in the northeast, such as in Lleida, Madrid, Toledo or Zaragoza and 38 degrees in Seville and Córdoba.

Thursday morning It will also be warm with tropical nights in the northeast, center and south of the Peninsula, where cities like Malaga or Seville may not drop below 21 or 22º. That day, and especially in the afternoon, large areas of the territory will exceed 36-38 degrees: In Madrid, Toledo, Granada or Zaragoza it could exceed 38 degrees and in the Guadiana and Guadalquivir valleys, the city of Córdoba, for For example, it would be around 39-40 degrees.

Rains of blood starting Thursday

The AEMET foresees that starting fridayaatlantic storm It is already noticeable in the west and south of the peninsula with rains in the Cantabrian Sea, Galicia, Castilla y León and northern Extremadura, which could weakly affect points of Navarra, La Rioja, Aragón, the central area and the rest of Extremadura and Western Andalusia. . Temperatures will drop in the south and northern third, to be maintained in the rest of the country, so the heat will still continue on the northern and southern plateau of Galicia with 32-34 degrees and 34-36 degrees in the Ebro depression, Balearic Islands. and central and southern peninsula.

For Thursday and Friday the presence of “suspended dust” from North Africa, generating haze, especially in the south of the peninsula. According to Meteored, “blood showers” or mud could occur, especially during Thursday.

DANA with storm outbreak

During the weekend, The low pressures will quickly reach the entire peninsula, giving rise to a Saturday with rain in almost any point, except for the Mediterranean area and the Balearic Islands. On Sunday the heaviest rainfall will occur in the Eastern Cantabrian Sea, northern Navarra, the Pyrenees, eastern Castilla y León and northern Catalonia. As to Temperatures will drop significantly throughout the country, between 8-10 degrees compared to previous days..

For its part, Meteored points out that the most likely scenario is that it will enter our geography from the southwest of the peninsula between Friday and Saturday, with DANA being reabsorbed by the polar jet. “We could be facing an outbreak of storms that would leave locally very heavy rainfall, hail and gales“. The meteorological information portal warns that “some daily rain records could fall for the month of June”.