Orange warning: Almería will not be saved this Saturday from the heat wave
From Sunday it is likely that the drop in temperatures will spread throughout the community
The State Meteorological Agency (AEMET) foresees the activation for tomorrow Saturday, August 1, between 12.00 and 21.00, of the orange warning for high temperatures in all the Andalusian provinces except in Cádiz, as reported by the 112 emergency service, attached to the Ministry of the Presidency, Public Administration and Interior of the Andalusian Government.
According to AEMET's prediction, temperatures of up to 42 degrees are expected in the Cordovan countryside, while in the three geographic areas of Jaén del Valle del Guadalquivir, Morena and Condado, and Cazorla the thermometer is forecast to rise to 41 degrees Celsius in the same time slot.
In Seville, the maximum temperatures expected will be up to 40 degrees both in the countryside and in the Sierra Sur, as well as in the Granada district of Guadix and Baza, while in the Genil Basin also in the province of Granada will reach 41 degrees.
In the coastal provinces, Huelva will reach 39 degrees, and up to 40 in Andévalo and Condado, while in Almería a maximum of 40 is foreseen in both Valle del Almanzora and Los Vélez, and in Nacimiento and Campo de Tabernas.
In the case of the province of Malaga, in the areas of Antequera and Ronda Aemet it predicts 40 degrees, one more than in Sol and Guadalhorce, where the state agency warns that 43 degrees may be reached in the interior of the Guadalhorce Valley and High nighttime temperatures with minimums around 27 degrees.
Andalusia are under the influence of a warm mass of African origin until Saturday morning, according to the Aemet alert in a special notice, which together with the strong and prolonged insolation typical of these dates, will lead to a heat wave situation.
As of Sunday, August 2, it is likely that the drop in temperatures will spread throughout the community, according to the forecast of the State Meteorological Agency.
Tip for high temperatures
To prevent the risks and adverse effects associated with heat, Emergencias 112 Andalucía provides a series of tips. These days we will be very aware of the elderly, babies and the chronically ill, as they are the most susceptible groups in the face of high temperatures. For this reason, they should insist on the periodic consumption of water, even if they do not feel thirsty.
As for food, it is best to take fruits, fresh vegetables, cold soups and gazpacho, as well as avoid drinking alcoholic beverages and large meals.
At home it is recommended to close the windows, curtains and blinds that are most exposed to the sun and turn on the fan or air conditioning; if you do not have it we will stay in the coolest rooms in the house.
When we go out, we should avoid doing it in the hottest hours and wear a cap and sunglasses, as well as sun protection for skin and light clothing and light fabrics. It is also not recommended to practice sports in the central hours of the day, it is preferable to do it first thing in the morning or late at night.
On our road trips, we will always carry a bottle of water and never, under any circumstances, will we leave anyone (not even pets) inside a closed car.
If you notice you have a severe headache, nausea, tachycardia, or any symptoms associated with heat, call 112 immediately, a free emergency phone number available 24 hours every day of the year.