20 Jun, 2017 @ 11:33
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Spain on high alert for wild fires as national heatwave looks set to continue

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THE heatwave that has affected much of Spain is set to continue this week.

It comes as June continues to experience abnormally high temperatures.

Madrid broke its June record when Madrid-Barajas Airport read 40.3C on the thermometer on Saturday.

Meanwhile, temperatures in Cordoba and Sevilla reached 44C last week.

 

The country is on high alert for wild fires, as high temperatures, winds and forecast storms provide a potentially devastating combination.

Laurence Dollimore

Laurence has a BA and MA in International Relations and a Gold Standard diploma in Multi-Media journalism from News Associates in London. He has almost a decade of experience and previously worked as a senior reporter for the Mail Online in London.

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