An orange alert has been raised in nine of Spain’s provinces for “intense heat”, with temperatures set to rise above a blistering 42C.
The eastern region of Extremadura will see the hottest of the temperatures on Monday.
Cáceres and Badajoz, where Extremadura is located, is joined by Salamanca, Toledo, Seville, Córdoba, Jaén and Ourense in putting out the weather warnings.
Catalonia and Valencia are likely to feel the force of thunderstorms as the day wears on.
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