An extreme heatwave hasn´t hit in the last few days only Spain and Portugal (with a maximum of heatwave +45,0°C in Murcia on Monday, 12. July 2021)/https://mkweather.com/murcia-spain-450c-all-time-record-is-461c/; https://mkweather.com/an-extreme-heatwave-hit-iberia-and-nw-africa-morocco-473c-spain-445c-and-portugal-415c-all-time-records-were-regionally-broken//, but too Morocco.
In Sidi Slimane, +49,6°C was measured, which we should consider such the hottest temperature in the country within modern measurements!
The same value of maximum temperature was measured in 2012 in Marrakech and the old record, before a modern era, has a value +51,7°C (Agadir, August 1940).
New absolute temperature records in cities in Morocco you should notice on the map below.
Similar temperatures were already measured in Algeria in early July 2021 /https://mkweather.com/extremely-hot-air-for-europe-is-prepared-algeria-495c-tunisia-485c-and-all-time-records//.
Extreme heatwaves are currently occupying almost all Sahara, Middle East, the eastern half of Europe, and Scandinavia, but soon, they hit almost all Europe /https://mkweather.com/forecast-almost-until-the-end-of-summer-2021-blocking-high-over-scandinavia-hot-northern-and-eastern-parts-of-europe-while-france-benelux-and-a-few-weeks-germany-iberia-the-alps-will-be-colder//, including British Islands /https://mkweather.com/12-days-of-hot-summer-weather-for-the-uk-and-ireland-firstly-however-floods-in-southern-england//.
During the peak of Summer 2021 in late July and August should be over northern Sahara measured temperatures above +50°C.