The country is experiencing the second day of a new wave of heat waves, and, according to meteorologists, this is just the beginning.
One of the most alarming scenarios predicts that the heat wave will last up to 10 days and the air temperature will rise to + 45 ° C. During the current heat wave, the highest temperatures are expected to be recorded in 7 zones. According to forecasts from the National Observatory of Athens / meteo.gr, on Wednesday 28/07 the air temperature will rise compared to yesterday.
The maximum air temperatures in many regions will exceed + 38 ° С, and the absolute maximum will reach + 41-42 ° С locally on the mainland and + 39-40 ° С in the Eastern region of the Aegean Sea. In the Cyclades and North Crete, the air temperature will be lower due to the prevalence of northerly winds with a force of 5-6 on the Beaufort scale.
The forecast map below shows the areas where the maximum temperature will exceed + 36 ° С: