4. August 2018

„Portugal’s skies turn orange as desert air threatens to bring new heatwave record“

In the latest phase of a summer of extreme weather that has brought blistering heat to Britain, drought to the Netherlands and deadly wildfires to Greece, the heatwave affecting parts of southern Europe has reached a new intensity this weekend. According to IPMA, the Portuguese weather agency, about a third of the country’s meteorological stations broke temperature records on Saturday. The highest was 46.4C in Alvega, 120km from Lisbon.

Link: https://amp.theguardian.com/weather/2018/aug/04/europe-heatwave-portugal-spain-extreme-temperatures