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Environment/Nature news and information for Spain

Environment Fri, Jul 21, 2017

Heatwave to return this weekend

ANOTHER heatwave is set to hit the south of mainland Spain and storms and rain will strike the north, according to the State meteorological agency, AEMET. Aragón, Catalunya and Navarra will be on 'yellow alert'...

Environment Sat, Jul 15, 2017

Córdoba swelters in Spain's hottest-ever 'official'...

THE highest temperature ever recorded in Spain's history was reached in inland Andalucía on Thursday, the State meteorological agency AEMET confirmed today. Córdoba airport registered 46.9ºC in the shade, the...

Environment Mon, Jul 10, 2017

Fresh heatwave to hit southern and central Spain from...

ANOTHER heatwave is about to hit Spain with temperatures reaching up to 44ºC in the shade, especially in the south and central parts of the mainland. Night temperatures will not drop down below 22ºC or 24ºC and,...

Environment Sun, Jul 2, 2017

Winter wonderland in Girona as rest of Spain swelters

FIREFIGHTERS were still bailing out garages, car parks and ground-floor buildings in the city of Girona last night (Saturday) after a freak hailstorm covered the streets in a blanket of white on Friday. While the rest...

Environment Wed, Jun 28, 2017

Shark shuts Mallorca beach

A SHARK appearing on the shore at a beach near Magaluf forced lifeguards to evacuate the sea at the weekend, emergency services have just reported. The Blue Shark was described as being eight feet (2.4 metres) long and...

Environment Tue, Jun 27, 2017

Record sea temperatures for June off mainland Spain

WATER temperatures in the Mediterranean and Cantabrian Seas have hit historic highs for the month of June, rising by up to 2.53ºC in a decade. Buoys fitted with temperature guages show that the Atlantic ocean off the...

Environment Thu, Jun 22, 2017

Sizzling summer on the cards, warns Spanish Met Office

This summer, which officially started at 6h24 on Wednesday, looks set to be a hot one across the whole of Spain with temperatures between 0.5 and 1 degree higher than the season average, especially in central and...

Environment Sat, Jun 17, 2017

Spain's heatwave records revealed

AS SPAIN continues to be gripped in a suffocating heatwave which started on Thursday and is expected to continue until at least Monday, reports of temperatures over 40ºC in the shade have become frequent – but...

Environment Thu, Jun 15, 2017

Pupils faint and court workers walk out as indoor...

FIVE children needed medical attention at schools in Madrid today (Thursday) and civil servants walked out of the courts in the region because of the heatwave currently gripping the whole of Spain. Judges and admin...

Environment Tue, Jun 13, 2017

Spain prepares for first major heatwave of 2017

The first big heatwave of the year is set to sweep the country on Thursday and last until at least Sunday. After numerous days with "episodes of high temperatures" across much of the country, the state...

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