Europe heatwave, 15 Italian cities are on red alert.

Due to anticipated heat waves this weekend, Italy issued a red alert for more than 15 towns on Friday.

According to the country’s Health Ministry, high temperatures will be felt throughout the weekend in a number of Italian cities, according to the ANSA news agency.Rome, Bologna, Florence, Catania, Campobasso, Bari, Frosinone, Latina, Perugia, Pescara, Rieti, Viterbo, Cagliari, Civitavecchia, Messina, and Palermo were among the towns placed on red alert by the government for Saturday and Sunday.

The warning stated that the entire community is at risk from the heat waves, not only the elderly, those with medical conditions, and children.

There will likely be a 12 °C (53.6 °F) increase in temperature from the norm.Rome is expected to see 37 C (98.6 F) on Saturday and 43 C (109.4 F) on Sunday.

According to the European Space Agency, air temperatures are expected to reach 48 C (118.4 F) on the islands of Sicily and Sardinia, which could be the highest temperatures ever recorded in Europe.

The European Space Agency also noted that record-breaking global temperatures have contributed to the major heatwave that is affecting Italy, Spain, France, Germany, and Poland.

Europe witnessed record-breaking temperatures following the warmest days on record for the rest of the world during the first week of July.

Scientists from the Copernicus Climate Change Service claim that if it weren’t for global warming, the recent heatwave in Europe would have been virtually unimaginable.

According to recent data, heat waves caused 61,672 fatalities in Europe last year, with more than 18,000 of those fatalities occurring in Italy.

For the following two weeks, businesses were cautioned from sending workers outside of their offices between noon and 5:00 p.m. local time, and several summer programs for kids were shut down.

According to the source, “cooling stations” with tents, free water, and medical personnel on hand to treat heat stroke were set up close to popular sights in towns with higher visitor populations, including Rome.

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