Concern rises over coming summer heat

[InTime News]

Experts are expressing concern about the possible intensity of weather phenomena in the coming summer, and not without reason, given the recent warm winter, the hottest year in modern history in 2023 and extreme heatwaves and devastating, widespread fires.

Indeed, the data published a few days ago by the European Center for Medium-Term Weather Forecasts (ECMWF) on the temperature trend in the summer months in Europe has only intensified the concern.

"The ECMWF examined about 50 forecast models and all of them show increased temperature values for the upcoming June-July-August, compared to the climate value of the period 1993-2016, which was already a very warm period," said Stavros Dafis, a researcher at the Athens Observatory, in comments to Kathimerini.

Clarifying that these forecasts concern the whole of Europe and are not specific to Greece's region, Dafis...

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