The expected heatwave is the result of a "storm over the Atlantic and high pressure over Central and Eastern Europe" that will "draw very hot air from Africa to the north across Europe," Accuweather said.
Spain I will feel the first wave of "intense" heat on the weekend before the high temperatures spread in France, Germany, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Switzerland and Italy. The heatwave could last until early July, Accuweather predicted.
The French national researcher Meteo-France warned that the heatwave began on Sunday, especially in the east, with temperatures of 35 to 40 degrees Celsius in most of the country.
"Although this heatwave is short, it could be remarkable for how early it came and for how intense it is," said Meteo-France poor and homeless, elderly and disabled people should register with the local authorities To get support.
On Twitter, Deutscher Wetterdienst warned
that an "extreme" heat wave would hit Germany on Monday on Wednesday or Thursday would reach its peak.
A heat wave also seared Europe in 2018, leading to several deaths in Spain and Portugal and drought in Germany and Sweden. According to the Copernicus Climate Change Service of the European Center for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts, the continent experienced its hottest August in the same year. The likelihood of having such or a higher heat today is generally more than twice as high as if the climate had not been altered by human activities.
According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, 2018 was the fourth warmest year in the world after 2016, 2015 and 2017.