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Heatwaves in Europe. Anticyclone Nero. The air from the Sahara flows back to Italy, in Hungary even 36 degrees

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Another heatwave hit Italy. This week, thermometers may show almost 40 degrees Celsius in places. Such an aura is associated with the high Neron, which draws hot air from the Sahara to the Old Continent. The heat is also felt in Hungary.

Anticyclone (or high) Nero brought another heatwave to Italy. According to the portal iLMeteo.it, by Saturday the temperature in many regions of the country will reach 38-39 degrees Celsius.

– Extremely hot air from above the Sahara flows into the Old Continent. It causes the air temperature to be 10-12 degrees above average, said iLMeteo.it founder Antonio SanĂ². He added that it will be hottest in the north and in the center.

Temperatures will reach 37-39 degrees Celsius this week in Tuscany, Emilia-Romagna, Lombardy, Veneto and Piedmont.

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Heatwaves in Hungary. Orange warnings in parts of the country

Throughout the week in Hungary, the temperature during the day will stay above 30 degrees Celsius, and in places it will even reach 36 degrees, the Index portal reported, citing data from the Hungarian National Meteorological Service (OMSZ). Before dawn, the thermometers will drop to 18-22 degrees. On Monday, 6 out of 19 counties (administrative units in Hungary), mainly located in the central and south-eastern parts of the country, were under the orange heat alert. According to the National Meteorological Service, this level of warning signifies a “dangerous weather phenomenon that could lead to damage and even personal injury or accidents.” Rainfall is also in the forecast stormsbut they will occur closer to the end of the week.

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