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Weather forecast: Partly cloudy skies, significant drop in temperature

RAMALLAH, Thursday, September 23, 2021 (WAFA) – Weather today is partly cloudy and moderate in most districts and relatively hot in the Jordan Valley in daytime as temperature plummets and approaches 3°C below the seasonal average, according to the Palestinian Meteorological Department (PMD).

Weather is partly cloudy and relatively cold in the mountains and moderate in other districts in the morning and night hours. There is a chance of isolated light rainfall, especially in the north. Moderate to active southwesterly to northwesterly wind blows with occasional gusts. Sea waves are medium to high. 

Temperature in the capital, Jerusalem, and Bethlehem is expected to reach a high of 25°C and a low of 17°C and in Ramallah and Hebron a high of 24°C and a low of 16°C. In Jericho, the Dead Sea, and the Jordan Valley temperature is expected to reach a high of 35°C and a low of 25°C while it is expected to reach a high of 28°C and a low of 22°C in Gaza and the coastal areas.

An additional drop is expected in temperature which approaches 5°C below the seasonal average on Friday, paving the way to partly cloudy and relatively cold conditions in the mountains and mild conditions in other districts in daytime. Moderate to slightly cold conditions are expected in the morning and night hours. Chance of isolated light rainfall is still expected until the afternoon.

A significant rise is expected in temperature which becomes seasonal on Saturday, paving the way to partly cloudy to clear and moderate conditions in the mountains and relatively hot in the Jordan Valley.

An additional significant rise is expected in temperature on Sunday, approaching 3°C above the seasonal average and paving the way to relatively hot conditions in the mountains and hot conditions in other districts, including the Jordan Valley.

K.F.

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