RAMALLAH, Friday, May 26, 2023 (WAFA) – Weather today is partly cloudy, mild in the mountains and relatively hot in other districts in daytime with a slight rise in temperature, which becomes slightly unseasonably high, according to the Palestinian Meteorological Department (PMD).
Partly cloudy and warm conditions are expected in nighttime. Light to moderate southwesterly to northwesterly wind blows in daytime, while northwesterly to northeasterly wind blows in the night. Sea waves are low to medium.
Temperature in the capital, Jerusalem, and Bethlehem is expected to reach a high of 26°C and a low of 11°C and in Ramallah and Hebron a high of 25°C and a low of 20°C. In Jericho, the Dead Sea, and the Jordan Valley temperature is expected to reach a high of 36°C and a low of 27°C, while it is expected to reach a high of 28°C and a low of 23°C in Gaza and the coastal areas.
Saturday’s temperature is set to soar to 8°C above the seasonal average, paving the way to partly cloudy, hot to very hot and dry conditions. There is a slight chance for sporadic light rainfall from midday. Moderate easterly to southeasterly wind blows and will pick up, becoming hazy.
A drop of temperature is expected for Sunday, approaching 6°C above the seasonal average, yet partly cloudy, hot to very hot and dry conditions continue to prevail in daytime and mild conditions in nighttime. The chance remains for sporadic torrential rainfall along with thunderstorms and occasional hail.
Monday’s temperature is set to further drop, paving the way to partly cloudy to cloudy and mild conditions in daytime and mild to slightly cold conditions in the night. The chance remains for sporadic torrential rainfall with occasional thunderstorms and hail.
PMD warns people against being exposed to the sun for long period, particularly from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM, and setting fire to dry grassy areas on Saturday and Sunday.