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Yellow warning issued for extreme temperatures

Temperatures to rise to 40 degrees inland


The meteorological department has issued a yellow warning for extreme maximum temperatures today. The warning is in effect from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday.

According to the forecast, temperatures in the interior are expected to soar to around 40 degrees Celsius (104 degrees Fahrenheit).

The region is currently under the influence of weak low pressure.

Today will be mostly clear, with southwest to northwest winds ranging from light to moderate, at 3 to 4 Beaufort. The sea will be rough to choppy. Temperatures will rise to 40 degrees Celsius inland, 34 degrees on the south and east coasts, 32 degrees on the west and north coasts, and 30 degrees in the higher mountains.

Tonight, the weather will remain mainly clear. During the early morning hours, low clouds and thin mist or fog may form, particularly in the southeast. Winds will shift to mainly northwest to northeast, remaining light at 3 Beaufort. The sea will be calm to slightly choppy. Temperatures will drop to around 24 degrees inland and along the coast, and 21 degrees in the higher mountains.

Thursday and Friday are expected to be mostly clear. On Saturday, the skies will be partly cloudy, with a chance of isolated showers or thunderstorms in the mountains and interior regions in the afternoon.

Temperatures on Thursday are not expected to change significantly, remaining well above average climatic values. However, a gradual decrease is expected on Friday and Saturday.

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