The mercury is expected to soar again on the Costa del Sol, with the temperature expected to hit 40 degrees on Saturday.
After a few days of cooler weather, the state weather agency, Aemet, is forecasting a sharp rise by as much as 11 degrees in some areas, including Malaga city.
Stifling heat can be expected during the day and the night because, when the sun goes down, the minimum temperatures will not ease much. They will be up to seven degrees higher than those of recent days, moving between 25 and 27 degrees on Saturday and Sunday in the province, when clear skies and moderate gusts of wind of 15 kilometres per hour are expected.
Aemet’s regional director in Malaga, José María Sánchez-Laulhé, has said that the rise in temperatures is due to the east wind that will trigger alerts weather alerts as of Wednesday, with temperatures of 40 degrees in places like Cordoba city or Andújar (Jaén).
However, on the Costa del Sol the temperatures will be moderate until Saturday, when "the ball passes to the other side" and they will rise in Malaga province, with highs above 38 degrees, which could also be registered in inland Almeria.