The weather code is red in fifteen Italian cities due to the extreme heat

The weather code is red in fifteen Italian cities due to the extreme heat
Tourists seek to cool off in Rome

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Fifteen Italian cities have been issued a red weather code because of the heat expected there today. stating that Ministry of Health. Weather warnings have been in place in Italy for several days due to the heat. Tomorrow sixteen cities will appear in red.

Extreme temperatures are expected in the tourist areas of Rome and Florence. Code red also applies in Bari, Bologna, Cagliari, Campobasso, Catania, Civitavecchia, Frosinone, Latina, Messina, Perugia, Pescara, Rieti and Viterbo. Palermo will be added tomorrow.

the authorities warning For “potential negative effects on the health of healthy, active people and not only in high-risk groups such as the elderly, young children and the chronically ill”. It is advised to stay out of the sun as much as possible between the hours of 11 am and 6 pm and avoid crowded areas.

Temperatures are expected to reach around 40 degrees across the country, with peaks of 45 degrees and above. The heat will continue to rise after the weekend. Tuesday and Wednesday are likely to be the hottest days, according to public reports RAI announcer. At night the temperature will not drop below 20 degrees.

Warning in Greece

Greek authorities also warn of high temperatures. The temperature there will also exceed 40 degrees, with peaks of up to 43 degrees. It is advised to drink plenty of water and stay in the shade as much as possible, Greek media reported.

In Greece, yesterday it was decided to close the famous Acropolis attraction due to the heat. The attraction remains closed today:

44 degrees in Greece, the Acropolis cleared quickly

Temperatures will also rise in other parts of Europe in the coming days. Spain and France, as well as Germany and Poland, are experiencing an extreme heat wave.

The Czech Republic’s weather service also warns of bad weather. It could reach 38 degrees or higher there this weekend. These are exceptional temperatures for the country.

The highest temperature ever recorded in Europe is 48.8 degrees. It was in August 2021 on the Italian island of Sicily. Weather services expect this record to be matched in the coming days.

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