Scientists Consider that these heat waves, the symptoms of global warming, will intensify in the future.
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A severe heat wave is blowing in Spain. And Saturday, According to the state Meteorological Agency (AEMET), the southernmost province of Crdoba recorded 47.4 degrees Celsius in the country and the lowest temperature in the country. “This is the highest temperature ever recorded in Spain” AEMED spokesman Ruben del Combo said Sunday (August 15) that these are provisional data that should be verified in the coming days.
This temperature, recorded at 5pm on Saturday, is higher than the previous record recorded on July 13, 2017 at the same location, and it occurs in the middle of a hot summer. It continues Sunday in Spain Many areas face temperatures above 45 degrees.
The meteorological agency said the temperature was accompanied by strong sunshine due to the arrival of hotter winds from North Africa than the seasonal norms.
Between 2011 and 2020, Spain recorded twice as many heat waves as in the previous three decades. Scientists consider repeated heat waves to be the undeniable consequence of global warming and hope that these heat waves will increase, lengthen and intensify. On August 11 Sicily broke the heat record in Italy with a temperature of 48.8 degrees.