Published On: Thu, Jul 4th, 2024
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Europe heatwave: Weather maps show date Greece hits 46C | Weather | News

Temperature levels in Greece could soar to 46C as the latest weather maps show an imminent heatwave ravaging Europe. Maps from WXCharts showed mercury rising as high as 46C on July 14 in areas around Larissa in the popular European tourist destination.

The shocking maps come as several cities in Europe are smashed with the hot weather conditions with many issuing warnings for the tourists.

Weather maps from WXCharts show most parts of the country covered with heatwave starting from July 13.

Updated charts from this afternoon now show temperatures hitting 43C on July 16 will hover around 43C in most parts of the country.

Earlier this week, the Prime Minister of Greece issued a warning to tourists intending to travel to the country this summer as heatwaves and wildfires grip the nation.

Kyriakos Mitsotakis warned that this summer was on course to be “dangerous” as wildfires broke out across the country, including two near the country’s capital Athens.

Over 60,000 thousand people are thought to have died due to Europe’s record-breaking heatwave last year according to studies, and various warnings have been issued to people travelling to the mainland this summer.

Various parts of Europe including Greece, Italy, the Canary Islands, Spain, Turkey and Cyprus are contending with unusually hot weather and heatwaves with temperatures over 40 degrees.

In Italy, Level 3 heat alerts, the highest level, have been issued for Rome, Perugia, and Palermo. Greece, another major destination for British holidaymakers, has warned residents and tourists to brace for extreme weather conditions, with record-breaking temperatures expected.

Spanish forecasters have also recently issued weather alerts, including a yellow warning for intense heat in the southern Andalucia region.

Turkey has released multiple weather warnings this month, covering storms, wind, and high temperatures, with several wildfires igniting due to the extreme heat.

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