Climate Change

Extreme heat over most of the European continent

The intense heatwave over most of the European continent is breaking historical records of maximum temperatures in many locations. Today some locations of southern Italy exceeded 42°C. Yesterday Rome (Italy) recorded 40.7°C, Saltdal (Norway) 31.6°C, Vihti Maasoja (Finland) 31.4°C. This exceptional and record breaking heat comes from North Africa, where today some locations are close …

Hottest spots in Spain

Early-season heat is spreading into most of the European continent, setting some records especially in Portugal, Spain and southern France where some areas are recording daily temperatures locally above +30°C. Yesterday hottest spots in Spain were Badajoz with 34.8°C and El Granado, Huelva with 34.6°C – which is around 8 to 10°C above the May …