The suffocating heat that is leaving the second heat wave that Spain is experiencing will continue today, Tuesday, July 11. The extreme risk alert announced by the State Meteorological Agency (Aemet) will affect three autonomous communities. There the thermometers will reach the maximum temperature between 42 and 44 degrees and not only during the central hours of the day. The heat during this Tuesday will last from 1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
What autonomous community is on maximum alert for heat today?
In Andalusia, the province of Granada remains in red due to highs that will reach 44 degrees in the Genil basin, and orange level (significant risk) in the towns of Guadix and Baza due to temperatures of 43 degrees; In Almería, Córdoba, Jaén, Málaga and Seville there is an orange alert for suffocating heat, between 43-41 degrees.
The provinces of Teruel and Zaragoza (Aragon) show a red level for values of up to 43 degrees in areas below 39 degrees in southern points.
Castilla-La Mancha has a red warning in the province of Albacete, specifically, in areas of La Mancha in Albacete due to temperatures of 43 degrees, and in the rest of the provinces, all in orange, the maximum will range between 40-41 degrees.
In the Community of Madrid there is an orange level in points of the metropolitan area, south, Henares, Las Vegas and the west due to temperatures of 40 degrees; in the sierra, the thermometers will mark up to 36 degrees.
In areas of the Mediterranean, the island of Mallorca (Balearic Islands) is in orange due to highs between 39 and 41 degrees; the Aemet warns that they occasionally rose to reach 42 degrees in the area between Campanet, Sa Pobla and Llubí. In the rest of the islands there is a yellow warning for values between 36-37 degrees.
The Region of Murcia continues in orange due to highs between 42-43 degrees in the highlands, northwest, Vega del Segura, in the Guadalentín valley, Lorca and Águilas, although locally it can reach 44 degrees in the towns in the interior of the region.
The Valencian Community will register 41 degrees in the provinces of Alicante and Valencia, and, on a one-off basis, 42-43 degrees could be reached in points inside Valencia; Catalonia, also in orange, has a warning in Girona and Lleida due to sweltering heat of 40 degrees in areas of the Pyrenees and Ampurdán.
In the northern half of the country, Navarra and La Rioja are in orange due to maximum values of 39 degrees in areas on the banks of the Ebro; the Aemet warns that the alert refers to the eastern half of both communities where, on time, 40 degrees could be reached.
Castilla y León, Extremadura and the Canary Islands are on a yellow alert (risk) for records between 34 and 39 degrees, while Andalusia, Aragon, Castilla-La Mancha, Catalonia, the Region of Murcia and the Valencian Community are also at risk. of storms.
The Aemet warns that with the red alert the risk is extreme with unusual meteorological phenomena of exceptional intensity and with a very high level of risk for the population, while with the orange level there is significant risk in unusual meteorological phenomena and for usual activities .