The intense and suffocating heat puts 5 communities on yellow alert this Friday and activates the orange level in Andalusia, where it is expected that 40 degrees will be reached in the province of Seville around noon.

As reported by the State Meteorological Agency (Aemet) on its website, Aragon, Castilla-La Mancha, Catalonia, Extremadura and Madrid have activated yellow alerts (risk) due to strong heat, although the highest values ​​will be recorded in Andalusia.

There, the orange alert (significant risk) has been activated due to temperatures of up to 40 degrees in the Sevillian countryside; 39 in the provinces of Jaén and Córdoba and 36 to 38 degrees in the province of Huelva.

In Aragon, the yellow alert affects the banks of the Ebro with values ​​that in the province of Zaragoza would be around 36 degrees, the same as those that would be reached in the province of Lleida (Catalonia), while in Castilla-La Mancha they are expected to be up to 38 degrees in the Tagus Valley, in Toledo.

In Extremadura they will be around 38 degrees maximum and will not fall below 20 degrees minimum in both Cáceres and Badajoz, while in the Community of Madrid the highest values ​​are expected in the Las Vegas area, in the south and in the west of the region, where 36 degrees will be reached in the central hours of the day.

In addition, in the Balearic Islands the yellow alert has been activated due to maritime winds of force 6 to 7 and waves of up to 4 meters in Menorca and 2 meters in Mallorca, the same as on the Catalan coast of Girona, where waves of up to 3 meters and in the area of ​​the Strait, where strong lift will blow.

The Aemet warns that with the orange alert there is a risk of unusual meteorological phenomena and with a certain degree of danger for usual activities, and with the yellow there is no meteorological risk for the population in general, although there is for some specific activity.

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