Next week will be hotter than this week as the temperature will rise to 33 degrees. The hot weather will last at least till the 26 August when rain and storms are expected to hit several parts of Europe.
Weather forecasters are saying that next Sunday the Mediterranean will see the onset of the seventh heat wave of summer 2012 and it is expected to be the last but also the worst of all. July 2012 has been the hottest since 1880.
Temperatures across Europe and the Mediterranean will rise because of a cyclone (nicknamed the ‘Giant foe Desert’) coming from the depth of the Moroccan Sahara Desert. The regions most affected will be Lombardy, Piedmont, Valle d'Aosta, Emilia, Tuscany, Lazio and Sardinia with a maximum up to 37-38 degrees, in some parts close to 40 degrees. In Milan under 38 degrees, as well as Bologna, Ferrara, Florence, Perugia and Rome. The Big Heat will be felt even in the mountains with peaks of 30-32 degrees to one thousand meters in the Alps.