Weather: Very hot with temperature 4°C above the seasonal average

Very hot conditions are expected today in Palestine with a rise in temperature to approach 4°C above the seasonal average, according to the Palestinian Meteorological Department (PMD).

Winds are westerly to northwesterly, 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 23°C and in Ramallah and Hebron a high of 33°C and a low of 22°C. In Jericho, the Dead Sea, and the Jordan Valley temperature is expected to reach a high of 42°C and a low of 28°C, while it is expected to reach a high of 33°C and a low of 25°C in Gaza and the coastal areas.

No change in the temperature or weather conditions is expected through the weekend, said the PMD, which warned people against being directly exposed to the sun for long period, especially from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM, as well as of setting fire to dry grassy areas.

Source: Palestine News And Information Agency