Macedonia: Heatwave will bring temperatures over 40 degrees

A heatwave is expected to increase temperatures above 40 degrees Centigrade across Macedonia in the coming days, with an extremely high UV index surpassing 9. 

Most of the country, including the mountainous areas, will see temperatures cross the 35 degrees mark. A yellow alert stage is declared, and it is expected that on Friday and Saturday conditions will be met to declare orange alert. The public is also warned about the danger of forest fires.