Extremely hot weather hit despite of European record Arctic cold blast, with -20,6°C around 700 MASL in Slovenia /https://mkweather.com/european-april-arctic-blast-206c-in-718-masl//, almost all Sahara desert, including Sahel region.
While temperatures in northern Nigeria unseasonably rise up to +44°C on Thursday, 8. April 2021, Sahel region experienced already on Wednesday, 7. April with extremely hot weather.
The hottest was in Kayes, Mali, +45,6°C. This value is only 2,4°C lower such as all-time national temperature record for Mali from June 2010 (again year 2010 with strong La nina!), when +48,0°C was measured.
In Linguere, Senegal, temperature reached +45,2°C on Wednesday, in Birni N´Konni, Niger, +44,8°C, in Garoua, Cameroon, +44,2°C, in N´Djamena, Chan, +44,2°C or in Goure, Niger, +44,0°C according to International Exchange Site.
+40°C was overcame in Algeria, too - in In Guezzam, +40,9°C and in Anesbaraka, +40,1°C was measured.
European coldwave will shift during the weekend above eastern Libya, Egypt, Turkey and northern Middle East, where powerful coldwave is expected.
Forecast for Spring and Summer 2021 for Sahara is hot, while Sahel should hit severe floods, soon, such as ITCZ will shift above northern latitudes /https://mkweather.com/summer-and-winter-2021-forecast-for-africa-hot-sahara-floods-in-sahel-drought-in-congo-and-east-africa/; https://mkweather.com/spring-autumn-2021-forecast-for-africa//.