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RED ALERT: 2 More Weeks of Extreme Heat Coming Up

heatIt has been one of the hottest summers on record in Croatia and its set to continue…

Another heat wave will hit Croatia from today and last for at least the next 7 days, the state met office has warned. Temperatures will rise into the late 30s for most parts of the country, including Zagreb and Slavonija.

The areas around Knin, Rijeka, Split and Dubrovnik will experience extremely high temperatures with 38°C expected in most parts.

Red alert, the highest grade of warnings, for most of the country this weekend

Red alert, the highest grade of warnings, for most of the country this weekend

The weekend will be extremely hot and once again warnings have been issued by health authorities for people to keep out of the sun during peak hours, drink plenty of fluids, wear light clothing and eat light foods.

Not only is the air temperature going to be scorching but the sea temperature on the Adriatic coast will also be very warm, and up to 29°C in some parts of the coast. According to the first figures in from July, temperatures were on average 4°C warmer than the July average.

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