Heatwave Expected to Cross sections of Western Europe

Posted on August 22, 2016 • Filed under: Europe, Travel News, Travel Weather Issues

aljazeera.com reported a large slice of Western Europe looks set to experience heatwave conditions in the coming days. Temperatures from Portugal to Poland are expected to reach the 30C mark.

A large area of high pressure is becoming established across much of the region. Weather fronts, and the attendant cool Atlantic breezes, are being increasingly confined to northwestern parts of the UK. [So if you are reading this in Edinburgh or Glasgow, sorry, you will probably see temperatures no higher than 16C in the coming days.]

The warmer air is coming from the south or southeast, meaning that very warm air from the Mediterranean and Africa is making northward progress. Read Article

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