In recent days, Morocco is facing a heat wave with a significant rise in temperatures. The thermometer will rise again this week until it reaches 48°C.
Morocco is experiencing a significant increase in temperatures exceeding the monthly norms of 5 to 12 degrees. Mr. Youabd noted that during the weekend, it was recorded 49.1 degrees in Semara and 48.6 degrees in Taroudant. According to our source, this increase in heat will continue this week until Thursday affecting most regions of the country including the southern provinces, Souss, the plains of Tadla, Al-Haouz, Rhamna, Chiadma, Tensift, the phosphate plateaus-Oulmess, Saiss, Gharb, Loukkous, Chaouia and the southeast of the country.
Thus, temperatures will fluctuate between 46 and 48 ° C in the provinces of Sidi Slimane, Sidi Kacem, Tata, Taroudant, Assa-Zag and Es-Semara from Tuesday to Thursday. “This heat wave will persist until Thursday over most of the country with a slight decrease in the west of the country from Friday. That said, the relatively hot weather will persist over the Souss, the interior and south of the country during the weekend, “said Lhoussaine Youabd. In its bulletin, the Directorate General of Meteorology announced that the provinces of Ouezzane, Fez, Taounate, Sefrou, El Hajeb, Moulay Yacoub, Meknes, Khémisset, Khouribga, Khénifra, Béni Mellal, Fquih Ben Salah, Benslimane, Sidi Bennour, Settat, Berrechid, Rehamna, Youssoufia, Marrakech, El Kelaa des Sraghna, Chichaoua, Zagora and the interior of the provinces of Larache, Kenitra, Salé, Skhirate-Témara and Guelmim will experience temperatures between 40 and 45 ° C from Tuesday to Thursday.
Note that this intense heat wave is also hitting Europe where temperatures are approaching new records.