Weather forecast: Significant rise in temperature

RAMALLAH, Wednesday, May 29, 2019 (WAFA) � Weather on Wednesday is abundantly sunny and very hot in daytime and relatively hot in nighttime with a rise of temperature which approaches 11C above the seasonal average, said the Palestinian Meteorological Department (PMD).

Wind is northwesterly and light to moderate with occasional gusts. Sea waves are low.

Temperature in Jerusalem and Bethlehem is expected to reach a high of 36C and a low of 24C and in Ramallah and Hebron, a high of 35C and a low of 23C. In Jericho, the Dead Sea and the Jordan Valley, temperature is expected to reach a high of 42C and a low of 29C, while it is expected to reach a high of 32C and a low of 23C in Gaza and the coastal areas.

PMD expects Thursday’s temperature to slightly rise by 1C with hot conditions in mountainous districts and very hot conditions in the Jordan Valley in daytime and pleasant conditions in nighttime.

A significant drop is expected in Friday’s temperature which remains above the seasonal average with partially cloudy and relatively hot conditions in daytime and mild conditions in nighttime, particularly in mountainous districts.

Weather on Saturday is relatively hot during daytime and mild to relatively cold in nighttime. Temperature is expected to drop while remaining 4C above the seasonal average.

PMD warns people against direct exposure to sunlight for long period on Wednesday and Thursday, particularly from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM, and setting fire to dry leaves and grass.

Source: Palestinian News & Info Agency (WAFA)