Category: Weather

Elche Warmest Place in Spain

Elche basked in the hottest temperatures in the whole of Spain on Saturday, with temperatures reaching 24.1 degrees in the town of Perleta. Thermometers across the entire eastern side of the peninsula were registering between 23 and 24 degrees at the peak of the day, although Sunday is likely to be considerably cooler than Saturday […]

Fire Fighting Helicopter Pilot Killed

A helicopter pilot, who was working to extinguish forest fires in the La Roza area of Parres (Asturias), has been killed when his aircraft crashed into a hillside. In an official statement from a government spokesperson, early indications are that the crash was caused due to poor visibility caused by smoke and fog. Condolences have […]

Roof Rescue in Barcelona

Fire fighters in Barcelona were called to rescue a man from a rooftop on Saturday, after reports that he was precariously balanced on the edge. The Catalan police were in attendance at the scene at the junction of calle Rosselló and Rambla de Catalunya, and the fire service came to assist on account of the […]

Hot and Humid June

The weather in the Valencia region in June was hot and humid, according to the latest data collated by the Spanish met office, AEMET. The average temperature was 21.6 degrees, which was 0.7 degrees higher than the norm for June. It was also quite wet with an average of 44.5 litres per square metre of […]

Weather Warning Continues

As the weather alert remains in place for high temperatures until at least Tuesday, Sunday saw thermometers reach 40 degrees in the centre of Orihuela. Alcoi and Alicante peaked at 39 degrees on Sunday, whereas most other places were between 37 and 38 degrees. Meanwhile, following an increase in the number of deaths by drowning, […]

Weather Alert for High Temperatures

A weather alert was issued by the Spanish government on Thursday evening, supporting warning from the Protección Civil and met office, warning of high temperatures from Friday. Temperatures could reach 38 degrees in inland areas of the peninsular, whereas in Valencia temperatures are expected to reach 36 degrees. The weather alert is expected to remain […]

Heat Wave Warning System Implemented

The Ministry of Health has launched a meteorological monitoring system for the summer to help prevent and treat health problems as a result of extreme temperatures. The campaign, named “Ola de Calor 2015”, will operate throughout the country with every health department following the same protocols that have been in place since 2004, in order […]

Concerns after Dry and Hot May

The weather conditions recorded in May show that the month was not only dry and hot it broke records when temperatures reached 40.5 degrees in Orihuela, 40.2 degrees in Rojales and 37 degrees in Torrevieja on the 13th and 14th of May. During these days, the temperature was 15 degrees higher than what would be […]

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