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Colder than Scotland? Spain temp drops to 2C

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Colder than Scotland? Spain temp drops to 2C
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15:13 CEST+02:00
It is said that what goes up must come down. After sizzling through a heatwave last week parts of Spain are now shivering in temperatures as low as 2C.

After exeriencing record heat last week - reaching an unseasonable record of 42C - temperatures are set to plummet across Spain, with the mercury falling especially low in central Spain, as well as the Pyrenees, Catalonia, the Balearic Islands and the Canary Islands.

One motorist captured incredible footage of his car windscreen being smashed during a ferocious hailstorm in Murcia on Tuesday.

The provinces of Segovia, Palencia and Avila are set to experience lows of 3C, while Burgos, Soria and León will register lows of 2C.

The provinces of Huesca, Zaragoza, Tarragona and Castellón are currently on yellow alert for strong winds according to Spanish weather agency, AEMET while the islands of La Gomera, La Palma, Gran Canaria, Mallorca and Menorca are on the same alert for high waves.

Cloudy skies are expected over much of the Mediterranean coastal area, while there is a chance of showers.

Storms are forecast for eastern Catalonia, Eastern Andalusia and the northern Spanish enclave of Melilla. 

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