Weather forecast: Low pressure to affect the region, rain to fall

RAMALLAH, Thursday, December 05, 2018 (WAFA) � A low pressure is expected to affect the region on Thursday as temperature is expected to drop, said the Palestinian Meteorological Department (PMD).

Generally cloudy and cold to very cold conditions are expected, paving the way to periods of rain showers, which could be torrential, with occasional thunderstorms and hail on most districts. Wind is southwesterly, moderate to active, with strong guts at night. Sea waves are medium to high.

Temperature in Jerusalem is set to reach a high of 11C and a low of 7C and in Ramallah a high of 10C and a low of 6C. In Jericho and the Jordan Valley, temperature is set to reach a high of 22C and a low of 13C, while it is expected to reach a high of 17C and a low of 11C in Gaza.

Cloudy and cold to very cold conditions are expected to continue on Friday. Temperature is set to further slightly drop with periods of rain showers, which could be torrential, with occasional thunderstorms and hail on most districts.

Saturday’s temperature is set to rise with partially cloudy to cloudy and relatively cold conditions in daytime and cold conditions in nighttime. Scattered rain showers are expected on some districts, especially the northern.

Sunday’s weather is expected to be partially cloudy and relatively cold in daytime and cold in nighttime. Temperature is set to slightly rise, with a slight chance of scattered rain showers on some districts, especially the northern.

People are warned against low horizontal visibility due to the formation of fog, low clouds, slippery roads and formation of floods in low areas and valleys.

Source: Palestinian News & Info Agency