What they say is the first heat wave of the summer starts today and will last until Monday 16 June, according to AEMET will last until Monday 16 August.
The State Meteorological Agency has issued a special warning stating that today temperatures will start to exceed 35ºC in large areas of the south and centre of the peninsula and more locally in the Ebro valley and the Balearic Islands. Temperatures will probably reach temperatures around 40ºC in the Guadalquivir valley.
From Thursday until Sunday, maximum temperatures will be above 35ºC throughout the peninsula and the Balearic Islands, with the exception of Galicia and the Cantabrian area, and will exceed 40ºC in large areas of the south and centre of the peninsula and the Ebro valley, and may even reach around 42-44ºC in the valley areas
Night-time temperatures will also be very high, around 25ºC in the south of the peninsula, the centre and the Ebro valley, and around 20ºC in the rest of the areas.
The first heatwave of the summer coincides with the third (and surely not the last) record high electricity prices The first heatwave of the summer coincides with the third (and surely not the last), which, according to what we read, will exceed 125 euros at eight o’clock in the evening, coincidence of life.
Except for the period from 03.00 to 04.00 hours, the price will remain above 100 euros/MWh, reaching its daily maximum from 20.00 to 21.00 hours, when it will reach 125.43 euros/MWh).
Meanwhile, the Council of Ministers has held an emergency meeting to draft a strong text for a tweet against the rise in electricity prices.
Nor do they rule out clenching their fists and accompanying the tweet with a funny animated gif to make the anger more bearable.