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At these hours, Europe is thermally divided into two parts between the southwestern and north-central sectors. We are seeing marked temperature differences, due to the presence ofAfrican tornado in the Iberian Peninsulawhich causes the column to jump to record values for the month of April, and the simultaneous decline of Arctic currents until they touch the Alpine arc.
It’s very hot in Spain. Yesterday, Tuesday, in Spain the maximum values were reached 36 ° C in the Valencian community and the neighboring region of Murcia, 35 °C has been recorded in several places in southern Iberia including Seville, Cordoba (with 35.1 breaking the record of 34 °C set in April 2017), Morón and Jerez (the previous record of 33.6 ° set in 1997) and widespread values Above 30 degrees C – over most of Spain. It is expected in the next few days Another rise in temperature with peaks that could locally reach 40°C on Friday, which is a record high for the month of April in Spain, currently 37.4 ° C recorded in Murcia. Spain is currently traveling with values 16°C higher than the 1981-2010 averages, which bring agriculture to its knees.
Central Europe is below zero. In Central Europe, as well as in Northern Europe, the situation is completely opposite and temperatures are 4 degrees Celsius or more below average. Cold flows from the Arctic tonight caused widespread frost, especially in Germany, where there were peaks of -3C on the hills of Thuringia. The plume has widely recorded values around -2 °C in many flat areas. In Hamburg, the minimum decreased to 0 ° C, and in Berlin to + 1 ° C. Values are around 0/-2 °C in several locations in northeastern France, as well as in western Poland, Belgium, the Czech Republic and Switzerland. Scorching weather also in the UK, with peaks reaching -2 in Edinburgh and Glasgow, although from tomorrow there will be warming in the northwest sector of the continent, and then in the central sector as well.
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