News Briefs

  7/16/2012, Tammuz 26, 5772

Weather: Temperature to Peak on Wednesday

It will be hotter than usual, Monday and Tuesday, with relatively high humidity (50-80 percent) along the Mediterranean coast and low humidity (10-45 percent)in the mountain and inland regions. On Wednedsay the temperature and heat stress will rise into the Sharav extreme range, followed by a slight drop in temperature on Thursday, but it will still be hotter than usual.

Monday highs:
Jerusalem: 34Celsius/93Fahrenheit; Golan Heights: 37C/99F;
Kinneret/Sea of Galilee, Dead Sea: 42/107;
Haifa, Tel Aviv: 31/90; Be'er Sheva'; 38/100; Eilat: 44/111