YELLOW WARNING: AEMET has indicated a potential ‘risk’ in Malaga due to extreme temperatures

MALAGA has been placed on yellow alert as a heatwave continues to scorch Europe.

The colour warning issued by state weather agency AEMET indicates a ‘risk’ due to temperatures approaching 40°C.

The Guadalhorce Valley is on yellow alert from 2:00pm to 8:00pm today due to maximum temperatures of 36°C.

TORCHED: Date palm orchards burning down on Spain’s Costa Blanca

It comes as a heatwave has been scorching Europe, with a record high of 45.9°C registered in Montpellier, France.

Meanwhile in Andalucia, a teen was confirmed dead in relation to the extreme heat, while a Brit in Pamplona was airlifted to hospital.

Across Spain wildfires have been reported in Tarragona, Toledo, Madrid, Catalunya, the Costa del Sol and the Costa Blanca.

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