Weather: Partially cloudy to clear skies with chance of rain as polar front ends

RAMALLAH, Thursday, Partially cloudy to clear skies are expected for Thursday as the cold front that hit the area on Wednesday afternoon and night ends, said the Palestinian Meteorological Department (PMD).

A chance of rain is expected during the day only while wind is southwesterly to northwesterly, moderate to active with strong blows of wind and sea waves are medium to high.

Temperature in Jerusalem and Bethlehem is expected to reach a high of 9C and a low of 5C and in Ramallah and Hebron, a high of 8C and a low of 4C. In Jericho, the Dead Sea and the Jordan Valley, temperature is expected to reach a high of 19C and a low of 10C, while it is expected to reach a high of 16C and a low of 9C in Gaza and the coastal areas.

Temperature is expected to rise on Friday through Saturday even though cold conditions are expected to continue, mainly at night.

Source: Palestinian News & Info Agency