Weather forecast: Italy prepares for a new heat wave
The latest analyzes of weather models indicate that Italy will face another peak of extreme heat due to the persistence of the African anticyclone.
Forecast for the beginning of the week
The peak of heat between Monday and Tuesday
A is expected New heat peak between Monday and Tuesday, with the arrival of even warmer air from North Africa that will affect the entire Center-South. After a short break over the weekend, temperatures will rise again, often exceeding 38-40 degrees. In particular, temperatures up to 45-47 degrees in the Major Islands and in some areas of the interior of the peninsula, such as Puglia.
Even in the north, the heat will intensify, especially in Emilia Romagna, where peaks of 37-38 degrees are expected. In other regions it will reach 33-34 degrees, but the humidity will make the perception of heat even more intense. However, it is very probablethat in the north there will be electrical storms, even strong ones, starting Tuesday the 25th, which will bring some relief from the heat.
Forecast for the second half of the week
The expected change between Wednesday and Thursday
This new wave of African heat could represent the last act of the long phase of heat that is affecting our country. In fact, between Wednesday and Thursday, cooler air from the Atlantic will move to the South, finally bringing a drop in temperatures to the Center-South as well. Temperatures are expected to become more tolerable across the peninsula.
Forecast details for individual days
For Monday, July 24, a reinforcement of the African anticyclone is expected with predominantly sunny or slightly cloudy skies. Temperatures will rise, particularly in the Center and North, with peaks of 40-42°C in the Center-South, up to 44-45°C in Sardinia and Sicily, and 35-37°C in the North. Tuesday July 25 will be a hot day, with temperatures that could reach 44-46°C in Sardinia, Sicily, Calabria, Basilicata, Puglia. In the Center temperatures of 40-42 degrees are still expected.
wednesday july 26the relatively fresh air of Atlantic origin will push back the African anticyclone throughout Italy, bring fresher and more tolerable air everywhere.
In conclusion, Italy is preparing to face another start to the week to forget, with a hot peak between Monday and Tuesday. However, a change is expected from Wednesday, with a drop in temperatures making the weather more tolerable. We will continue to monitor the weather situation to provide further updates.