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Weather: Very hot conditions with temperature 9°C above the seasonal average

Weather: Very hot conditions with temperature 9°C above the seasonal average

RAMALLAH, Saturday, May 14, 2022 (WAFA) – Very hot conditions are expected today in Palestine with a rise in temperature to become 9°C above the seasonal average, according to the Palestinian Meteorological Department (PMD).

Winds are southeasterly to northeasterly, light to moderate and sea waves are low.

Temperature in the capital, Jerusalem, and Bethlehem is expected to reach a high of 34°C and a low of 20°C and in Ramallah and Hebron a high of 33°C and a low of 19°C. In Jericho, the Dead Sea, and the Jordan Valley temperature is expected to reach a high of 41°C and a low of 24°C, while it is expected to reach a high of 32°C and a low of 21°C in Gaza and the coastal areas.

Sunday’s temperature is expected to plummet to a little bit below the seasonal average and remains the same on Monday, to slightly rise on Tuesday to become around the seasonal average, said the PMD, which warned people against direct exposure to the sun for long period, particularly during peak hours from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm, and setting fire to dry grassy areas.

M.K.

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