RAMALLAH, Sunday, August 28, 2022 (WAFA) – Weather today in Palestine is extremely hot as a heatwave continues to affect the country for the third day, with temperature rising to about 7°C above the seasonal average, according to the Palestinian Meteorological Department (PMD).
Winds are easterly to northwesterly, light to moderate, and sea waves are low.
Temperature in the capital, Jerusalem, and Bethlehem is expected to reach a high of 37°C and a low of 23°C, and in Ramallah and Hebron a high of 36°C and a low of 22°C are expected. In Jericho, the Dead Sea, and the Jordan Valley temperature is expected to reach a high of 45°C and a low of 29°C, while it is expected to reach a high of 34°C and a low of 25°C in Gaza and the coastal areas.
No change in temperature is expected on Monday, remaining above the seasonal average by 7°C.
No change in temperature or weather condition is expected for Tuesday, yet temperature is likely to slightly drop on Wednesday but generally remains above the seasonal average by 6°C.
PMD warned people against being directly exposed to the sun for long period, especially from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM, and against setting fire to dry grassy areas.