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AFRICAN ANTICYCLONE COMING BACK. The anticyclone rising over the central Mediterranean, fed by warm currents rising from North Africa, is entering its climax. It will bring conditions of good weather prevailing over Italy until close to the weekend with rising temperatures on all regions with maximum temperatures widely around 30 ° C and locally even higher. But he will be alone a short-lived blaze, at least in the Center-North which by the end of the week will be reached by clouds and some showers or thunderstorms.
THURSDAY it will be a day largely sunny with temperatures rising compared to the previous 24 hours. Some scattered cloud banks on the Northwest and major islands will be an exception, while in the afternoon a certain variability will affect the alpine areas, the central-northern Apennines and the inland areas of the major islands, where some scattered showers may form which will run out by the evening. . Maximum temperatures up to 29/31 ° C in the North, on the inland areas of the Tyrrhenian plants, Sardinia and Puglia.
FRIDAY anticyclone in further strengthening and temperatures still increasing by a few degrees so that for many regions it will be the culminating phase of the heat wave. Therefore one awaits us stable and mostly sunny day, albeit with a slight variability along the Alps, so much so that during the day some rain or local thunderstorms are expected. Also along the Apennines we will witness the development of some diurnal variability, associated with episodic showers on the central-northern sector, running out in the evening. Always in the evening there is a tendency to increase cloudiness from the west over Sardinia. The maximum temperatures will go up to 31/33 ° C in the north, on the Tavoliere delle Puglia, Materano and the Sardinian hinterland, but there will also be a certain sensation of heat on the Po Valley and Tyrrhenian regions.
WEEKEND. There will be a certain increase in cloud cover in the Center-North due to the passage of an unstable impulse that will bring some showers or thunderstorms especially over the Alps and will cause a decrease in temperatures, especially in the North and in the Tyrrhenian regions, while the hot phase will continue in the South.
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