Meteorologists have said that temperatures look set to break records in the next few days, with weather at levels expected in July.
Many parts of Spain were registering temperatures of between 30ºC and 36ºC, with thermometers expected to peak at 40ºC in Seville.
The Canary Islands will be worst hit, with an orange alert for a heat wave expected for the rest of the week.
Authorities are advising people to keep hydrated, and at risk groups to stay out of direct exposure to the sun.
Meanwhile authorities have warned to be on the look out for forest fires, as the heat looks to dry out the area.
Firefighting teams have been mobilised to monitor forests across the region, and a ban is now in place preventing people lighting Barbecues and burning crop stubble.
The Cabildo in Tenerife has also advised people to delay…
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