RAMALLAH, Wednesday, August 31, 2022 (WAFA) – The heatwave that affected Palestine in the last days is expected to continue today despite a slight drop in temperature, which remains 5°C above the seasonal average, according to the Palestinian Meteorological Department (PMD).
Winds are northeasterly to northwesterly, light to moderate, and sea waves are low.
Temperature in the capital, Jerusalem, and Bethlehem is expected to reach a high of 35°C and a low of 21°C and in Ramallah and Hebron a high of 34°C and a low of 20°C. In Jericho, the Dead Sea, and the Jordan Valley temperature is expected to reach a high of 43°C and a low of 27°C, while it is expected to reach a high of 32°C and a low of 25°C in Gaza and the coastal areas.
No change in temperature or weather conditions is expected tomorrow, Thursday.
However, a further drop in temperature is expected on Friday but remains 4°C above the seasonal average.
Another drop in temperature is expected on Saturday, which remains 3°C above the seasonal average, said the PMD, warning people against direct exposure to the sun for long period, especially from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM, and setting fire to dry grassy areas.