BOOZY Brits brave the 32C sunshine in Benidorm – defying warnings of scorching temperatures in southern Europe.
Partly sun-kissed revelers were pictured throwing back beers and partying in bikinis at beach bars at the resort yesterday.
Some made the most of the summer when they soaked up the sun on the sand.
It comes as forecasters issued warnings about Hurricane “Charon” which is expected to send temperatures into the 40s this week in Spain, Italy and Greece.
In true British spirit, nothing can ruin a holiday for boys and girls as they brave the heat in a party city in eastern Spain.
And yet, these vacationers appeared ready to paint the town red with buckets full of Corona and fancy cocktails.
They were seen dancing on the tables and celebrating the 31C – 32C temperatures that continued yesterday.
Today, AEMET has issued a yellow warning of extreme heat throughout the Alicante region for the main hours of 12.20pm to 8.30pm.
Tomorrow the yellow warning will be orange on the south coast as the mercury could hit 43C.
Nearby, some British tourists are struggling with a weather warning in Majorca.
The island is expected to reach 43C and tomorrow will be the hottest day of the year so far.
AEMET issued a red alert, warning of a “high risk” to health – especially for the elderly, young infants and those with existing medical conditions.
The Foreign Office has also warned Brits traveling to Europe to take extra care due to the risk of “extreme” heat, particularly in Spain and Greece.
Experts have urged tourists and locals to stay hydrated and stay in the shade if hurricane “Charon” hits the Med resort.
Holiday planners are advised avoid drinking alcohol and caffeine as the mercury rises in countries across the Mediterranean.
In some areas, wildfires have broken out across the continent as experts fear hot flashes can last for several weeks.
Meteorologists from the United Nations World Meteorological Organization (WMO) have warned that the heat weather is expected to continue until early August.
The UN said that the weather – which refuses to stop even for one night – brings an increased risk of heart disease and death.
Meteorologists say the mercury will soar to 46C in southern Europe for days, leaving Brits heading outside to think about how to avoid the sun.
Temperatures are expected to peak this evening SardiniaItaly.
Meteorologists have announced that 2023 is the year of El Niño – a natural phenomenon that occurs around the world and causes changes in the global climate.