3rd Degree 'Temperature' Warning Issued for Europe
The UK Health Safety Agency (UKHSA) has issued a third-degree temperature warning across the country. On the other hand, Spain announced that July was the hottest month since 1961 with an average temperature of 25.6 degrees.
The UK Health Safety Agency has issued a third degree temperature warning across the country until 14 August. The British Meteorological Service also warned that temperatures are expected to reach 35 degrees in some regions this week, the temperature will fall below the record level recorded in July, but the heat wave may be effective for a longer period of time.
According to meteorological data, Britain experienced the warmest July since 1935 this year. On July 19, the air temperature in the country rose above 40 degrees for the first time.
Record Temperatures in Spain
The Spanish State Meteorological Agency (AEMET) announced that the hottest July month since 1961, with an average temperature of 25.6 degrees Celsius, has been experienced in Spain.
Many areas of Spain are experiencing an increase in forest fires due to extreme temperatures and insufficient rainfall. More than 370 forest fires in Spain have burned 240,000 hectares of land.
France's Dryest Month
The Portuguese Marine and Atmospheric Institute (IPMA) announced that with an average temperature of 25.1 degrees Celsius, the warmest July has been recorded in Spain since 1931. In France, it was the driest month since July 1959.