The AEMET warns of temperatures of between 35 and 40 ºC in these provincial capitals

He early August heatn the full final stretch of May extends to most of Spain, as thermometers will read between 5 and 10 degrees higher than normal in almost the entire country. The arrival of a abnormally warm air mass for the date in the south it will cause a generalized thermal rise, leaving tropical nights in several regions. In the coming days, many provincial capitals will have maximums between 35 and 40ºC,

The prediction of the State Meteorological Agency (Aemet) indicates that temperatures will rise this Wednesday except Galicia, the Cantabrian provinces, the north of Castilla y León, La Rioja, Navarra and the east of the Canary Islands, where they will remain the same compared to this Tuesday.

In this way, a total of 23 provincial capitals will reach or exceed 30 degrees, with the highest values ​​in Badajoz, Córdoba and Seville (37); Cáceres, Ciudad Real and Toledo (35), and Albacete, Granada, Jaén, Lleida and Madrid (34). On the other hand, it will soften in A Coruña (19), San Sebastián and Santander (20), and Vitoria (22). Nighttime temperatures will decrease in the Mediterranean area, tending to increase in the rest of the Peninsula and the Canary Islands, with tropical dawns above 20 degrees in Extremadura and Andalusia.

The sun will shine in almost the entire country. However, the proximity of A front will affect the northern third of the peninsula with increased cloudiness. Scattered cloudiness will also form in mountain systems of the peninsula, with the possibility of some isolated showers in the Cantabrian, eastern Iberian and eastern Pyrenees or an occasional storm in the southeastern mountains. In the Canary Islands there will be cloudy intervals in the north of the islands.

The hottest day

Everything indicates that the Thursday It will be the hottest day of the week in the center and south of the Peninsula. “If 40 ºC is not reached in Andalusia it will be close”, indicate from Meteored. Although that day a drop in temperatures will begin in the northern third of the peninsula, the heat will continue to be intense in a large part of the peninsular territory, the Balearic Islands and the Canary Islands. They will reach 36 degrees in Albacete, Cáceres and Cuidad Real; Badajoz will be around 37 degrees, Seville, 38, and Córdoba will be close to 39 degrees

He Friday A front will affect the eastern half of the Peninsula. Some rainfall will also occur in eastern Catalonia and the southwestern Balearic archipelago. Temperatures will drop across the board, except in the Guadalquivir valley, where records are close to 40 ºC, according to the meteorological information website. Between Saturday and Sunday Instability will persist on the Cantabrian and Mediterranean slopes, where some precipitation may occur with predominant winds from the north and northeast. Temperatures will rise in the south of the Peninsula.