Heat wave is expected in Greece by next week

Ηeat wave is expected to hit Greece from the middle of next week. If the current hot weather patters continue temperatures are expected to skyrocket over 41 degrees Celsius by the middle of next week in the country, despite the fact that forecasts project a slight drop in the heat from Monday till Wednesday next week, mainly in the east and north of the country. Temperatures are forecast to climb to 39 degrees Celsius over the weekend.

Europe: Ηigh temperatures

Europe is also experiencing an unprecedented heatwave with temperatures in major cities across the continent reaching record values for the start of summer. On the day of summer solstice on Wednesday, June 21, which is the longest of the year temperatures in Paris climbed to 37 degrees Celsius, 38 in Madrid and 34 in London, and are approaching record highs for this time of the season.

High global temperatures

The World Meteorological Organization said that based on the development of temperatures over the past two months, the earth is seeing one of its hottest seasons and the heat waves have arrived prematurely. “Parts of Europe, the Middle East, North Africa and the United States of America have seen extremely high temperatures in May and June, which amount to record-breaking values,” the agency said in a statement.

The trend recorded over the past two months places the average global temperatures among the highest recorded since its release in 1880.

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