RAMALLAH, Tuesday, January 12, 2021 (WAFA) – Weather today in Palestine is partly cloudy to clear with another slight rise in temperature, which approaches 9 to 10°C above the seasonal average, according to the Palestinian Meteorological Department (PMD).
Winds are southeasterly, light to moderate and sea waves are low.
Temperature in the capital, Jerusalem, and Bethlehem is expected to reach a high of 20°C and a low of 13°C and in Ramallah and Hebron a high of 19°C and a low of 12°C. In Jericho, the Dead Sea, and the Jordan Valley temperature is expected to reach a high of 27°C and a low of 17°C, while it is expected to reach a high of 25°C and a low of 18°C in Gaza and the coastal areas.
A further slight rise in temperature is expected tomorrow, Wednesday, to become 10-11°C above the seasonal average.
However, a cold front is expected to affect the region in the evening and night hours. Temperature drops and sporadic rain with occasional thunderstorms are expected first in the northern areas and then spreads to the rest of the country, said the PMD.
The low pressure and cold front are expected to continue to affect the region on Thursday leading to a further drop in temperature with heavy rain and thunderstorms expected in most districts along with strong winds and high sea waves.
The low pressure is expected to continue to affect the country on Friday with a chance of rain in some districts.