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According to forecasts, the south of the country and the Balearic Islands are expected to experience the highest temperatures. The heatwave hit the country today but will intensify over the next few days, forecasters said. Such is the scorching heat expected in the country, warned the Spanish State Meteorological Agency (AEMET) of “intense” heat.
According to the forecaster, mercury will exceed 35C (95F) in the Guadalquivir Valley, although many parts of the country will have temperatures above 30C (86F).
They said: “Maximum temperatures are rising across most of the country, although they may not exceed 35 degrees in the Guadalquivir Valley.”
Charts from another forecaster, WXCharts, also show large areas of Spain exceeding 30C today.
To the south, Seville saw the mercury rise to 35C while the east coast also saw the mercury rise to 33C (91.4F).
Even in the far north of the country, temperatures were recorded at 30C due to the heatwave.
Temperatures are expected to intensify in southern Spain tomorrow with WXCharts showing levels reaching 38C in Seville.
For much of the south, however, the mercury will average 33C.
On Thursday, forecaster’s charts turn black as the heatwave peaks.
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On Monday, forecasters revealed temperatures could be heading for record highs, with Greece expected to hit 48 ° C (118.4 ° F).
Turkey, Italy and Finland have also experienced forest fires due to the high temperatures.
Such were the serious fires in Turkey, the EU has confirmed it will send three fire planes to the country.
Temperatures have also reached 44 ° C (111.2 ° F) in Greece’s “death valley”, with some fearing more fires later this week.