Forecast: Cloudy skies, occasional showers expected

Weather today is cloudy and relatively cold to cold in daytime and extremely cold in nighttime with a significant drop in temperature which becomes seasonal, said the Palestinian Meteorological Department (PMD).

Occasional light showers are expected in the evening hours, and become torrential and accompanied with isolated thunderstorms in nighttime. Moderate to active southwesterly winds will prevail. Sea waves are medium.

Temperature in Jerusalem and Bethlehem is expected to reach a high of 12C and a low of 7C and in Ramallah and Hebron, a high of 11C and a low of 6C. In Jericho, the Dead Sea and the Jordan Valley, temperature is expected to reach a high of 19C and a low of 12C, while it is expected to reach a high of 17C and a low of 10C in Gaza and the coastal areas.

Saturday’s temperature is set to slightly drop with cloudy and cold conditions in various districts. Occasional showers, which could be torrential, accompanied by isolated thunderstorms and occasional hail, are expected.

A further drop is expected in temperature which becomes unseasonably low on Sunday with cloudy and chilly conditions. Occasional showers, which could be torrential, accompanied by isolated thunderstorms and occasional hail, will continue.

Monday’s temperature is set to remain steady with cloudy and chilly conditions. Occasional showers are still expected on various districts, accompanied with isolated thunderstorms.

PMD warns people against the risk of flash floods in flood-prone areas, slippery roads and low visibility.

Source: Palestinian News and Info Agency