Wildfires spread in Catalonia as heatwave grips Spain

Trees burn during a forest fire near Maials, west of Tarragona, Spain, June 27, 2019. REUTERS/Albert Gea

TARRAGONA, Spain (Reuters) – Wildfires raged on Thursday across nearly 10,000 acres (4,000 hectares) in the northeastern Spanish region of Catalonia and fire fighters said the area affected could increase significantly as a powerful heatwave grips the entire country. Temperatures in some parts of Spain are expected to soar to more than 43 degrees Celsius […]

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