RAMALLAH, Weather today in Palestine is cold with a drop in temperature as the low pressure continues to affect the country bringing rain, thunderstorms and occasional hail, according to the Palestinian Meteorological Department (PMD).
Winds are westerly to southwesterly, active and occasionally strong, and sea waves are high.
Temperature in the capital, Jerusalem, and Bethlehem is expected to reach a high of 9°C and a low of 6°C and in Ramallah and Hebron a high of 8°C and a low of 5°C. In Jericho, the Dead Sea, and the Jordan Valley temperature is expected to reach a high of 19°C and a low of 11C, while it is expected to reach a high of 15°C and a low of 10°C in Gaza and the coastal areas.
Another low pressure is expected to affect Palestine tomorrow, Tuesday, starting in the afternoon. Cold conditions, rain and thunderstorms are expected to prevail, particularly in the north to later spread to the rest of the county during the night.
Temperature drops further on Wednesday, and rainfall, thunderstorms, and occasional hail are expected in all districts. Snow flurries are expected on high mountains until the afternoon and evening hours when the rainfall and the low pressure start to subside.
Clear skies are expected on Thursday but the cold conditions continue, mainly in the mountainous districts in Palestine, said the PMD, which warned people against floods in valleys and low areas, strong winds, slippery roads and low horizontal visibility due to the heavy rain and fog.
Source: Palestinian News & Info Agency (WAFA)