Worst wildfire in 20 years rages in Catalonia as heatwave grips Europe

Worst wildfire in 20 years rages in Catalonia as heatwave grips Europe

Worst wildfire in 20 years rages in Catalonia as heatwave grips Europe

Mighty of Europe is experiencing excessive heat. The monthly heat record in France continued to inch upward on Thursday, and Severe Weather Europe reports France could see its all-time heat record broken on Friday.

Heat wave. Representational Image.

In Athens, the temperature will range from 26 to 36 degrees Celsius, as well as in Macedonia, Thrace, Ionian Islands, and the Peloponnese.

Two people have died from heatstroke in Spain as firefighters continue to battle a wildfire raging through the country for a third straight day that started with a pile of animal manure.

A minimal of 6,500 hectares (16,000 acres) are plagued by the wildfires, attain town of La Torre de l'Espanyol, 80km from the coastal city of Tarragona.

A Spanish teenager felt dizzy while helping harvest wheat in the southern Andalusia region.

The youth suddenly felt dizzy and took a dip in a swimming pool but suffered convulsions when he got out and collapsed, the regional government of Andalusia in southern Spain said.

Heat-related deaths have also been reported in Italy, France and Germany, mainly among the elderly.

Four people have drowned so far in France this week, and a 12-year-old girl drowned in a river near Manchester, England.

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Meanwhile your whole of France - where a heatwave in 2003 changed into once blamed for 15,000 deaths - is now on orange alert, the 2d-top warning level. "It is exceptional in its intensity", French Health Minister Agnes Buzyn said. Parents would be allowed to keep their children home from school.

In Paris, fountains and sprinklers associated to hydrants had been space up.

On Thursday morning the physique of a 72-year-used homeless Romanian man used to be stumbled on attain Milan's central exclaim set.

Hundreds of firefighters are struggling to contain a wildfire in northeastern Spain that has spread over 5,500 hectares (13,590 acres) and forced the evacuation of 53 residents.

He said it was thought the fire was caused by "an accumulation of manure in a farm that generated enough heat to explode and generate sparks".

The region housed a nuclear power station, emergency services said on Thursday.

Firefighters said that steep terrain was hampering efforts to control the blaze, which spread quickly due to strong winds and soaring temperatures which neared 40 degrees Celsius (104 Fahrenheit) and were forecast to hit 42 Celsius on Friday.

Spain's northeast was on red heatwave alert denoting "extreme risk".

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