Not only Spain is facing next week a heat wave. A good part of the Europe , little accustomed to see records above 35 ° c, is prepared to suffer also an episode that could be of record. In France , more than half of the country will be affected by the high temperatures from Monday. "Since 1947, only the heat wave of the 18th to the 28th of June 2005 has been so early. The next episode seems so feminine and much more intense, unprecedented in June ", reported by Météo-France in a statement.
starting Tuesday, the neighboring country hopes to register maximum of between 35° and 40 ° , according to the release, and temperatures will remain above 20º at night. In addition, it is unknown the duration of the episode: Météo-France now provides for "at least six days of heat wave", from Monday to Friday.
France is still in the memory of the heat wave of 2003, which left 15,000 dead. is "The hottest day will be comparable to that of 2003" , said the meteorologist frenchman Francois Gourand told Afp.
The heat wave be "potentially dangerous" in much of Europe, warned the company of weather forecasting, Accuweather. The peak heat can reach 38 degrees in mid-week, according to the computer models of Accuweather.
The air mass african will also Germany , where temperatures are you will reach the 37th Tuesday and 38 on Wednesday , according to the meteorological agency of the country. The heat wave could bring the maximum historical record of temperature in Germany, beating the record 40.3 degrees 2015 in Bavaria.
For his part, Belgium , who has already issued an alert by heat, offers "maximum up to 34 or 35" on the same dates. is Swiss also expects "high temperatures next week": up to 36th on the Tuesday and 37 on Wednesday.
The definition of "heat wave" refers to a period of at least three days in which the temperature is exceptionally high for a determined time of year in a specific region. Therefore, different countries declared a "heat wave" with temperatures different.