High temperatures in Spain approach as rains approach

A period of exceptionally high temperatures in recent days, more typical in late June or early July than late April, will largely leave Spain in the last days of this month. The sun and high temperatures give way to long-awaited clouds and rain over the Spanish mainland and the Balearic Islands. It is expected that the month of May will start with a decrease in temperatures of 15 degrees and rain in some places.

The weather phenomenon has now broken heat records in many provinces, not only in the south of mainland Spain, but also in parts of the north. Remarkably, Cordoba’s temperature reached 38.8 degrees on Thursday, the highest it has ever been recorded this month on the Spanish mainland since at least 1945.

According to forecasts by the Spanish Meteorological Service AEMET, there will be a drop in temperatures throughout the country this weekend, except for the provinces along the Mediterranean, where temperatures will rise, and in the Canary Islands, where they will remain stable on Saturday. . But temperatures along the Mediterranean will drop on Sunday.

On the other hand, there is rain It is expected to occur in the northern third of mainland Spain, mainly in Galicia, Cantabria, the Pyrenees and the Iberian system. According to an AEMET spokesperson, this precipitation can be intense with local showers and thunderstorms, especially in the eastern Pyrenees region and the Iberian system. Rain and thunderstorms are expected on Sunday in northwestern Catalonia and the Balearic Islands, as well as light precipitation in the eastern Iberian system and mountain ranges in the southeastern part of the peninsula.

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