Spaniards try to keep cool in second heatwave

STORY: Spain has been hit by its

second heatwave this summer

Location: Barcelona, Spain

People are packing beaches

Location: Madrid, Spain

and seeking relief in

fountains and shade

Temperatures in some parts

have soared over 107 degrees

due to a hot air front

from North Africa

PHYSIOTHERAPIST JAVIER GONZALEZ, AND 21-YEAR-OLD STUDENT MARTA ROMERO:

GONZALEZ: “I try not to go to the street in the afternoon.”

ROMERO: “I fan myself.”

GONZALEZ: “I drink water and put sun screen on.”

ROMERO: “You have to hydrate, put sun screen on and that is it, there is not much you can do.”

Spaniards are encouraged

to reduce energy use

due to the lack of wind power

generated during extreme heat

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