Jerusalem24 – The Palestinian Meteorological Department (PMD) reported that the weather today in Palestine is partly cloudy to clear as a very hot and dry heatwave continues to affect the region, raising temperature to 10 to 12°C above the seasonal average.
Winds are light to moderate, northwesterly to northeasterly, and sea waves are low.
Temperature in the Jerusalem and Bethlehem is expected to reach a high of 33°C and a low of 23°C, while in Ramallah and Hebron a high of 32°C and a low of 22°C. In Jericho, the Dead Sea, and the Jordan Valley temperature is expected to reach a high of 39°C and a low of 27°C, while it is expected to reach a high of 33°C and a low of 26°C in Gaza and the coastal areas.
A further rise in temperature is expected on Monday to become 13 to 15°C above the seasonal average with extremely hot and dry conditions in all districts.
However, a significant drop in temperature is expected on Tuesday, which nevertheless, remains above the seasonal average, said the PMD which warned people against exposure to direct sunlight for a long period, particularly between 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Sunday and Monday, and setting fire to areas with dry grass.
Partially cloudy conditions are expected for Wednesday. Temperature is expected to drop again while remaining above the seasonal average.