Forecast: Post-Passover heat wave imminent

Second spike in temperatures in two weeks to hit Israel by Tuesday.

Tova Dvorin,

Eilat beach glows in the sun (file)
Eilat beach glows in the sun (file)
Nati Shohat/Flash 90

Passover's heat wave was only the beginning of high temperatures, forecasters predict Sunday - with another on the way by mid-week.

Weather will be hot, dry, and cloudy Sunday. 

Temperatures will range from 18°C (64.4°F) - 32°C (89.6°F) in Tel Aviv; 16°C (60.8°F) - 33°C (91.4°F) in Jerusalem; 16°C (60.8°F) - 32°C (89.6°F) in Haifa; 15°C (59°F) - 30°C (86°F) in Tzfat; 14°C (57.2°F) - 33°C (91.4°F) in Katzrin; 17°C (62.6°F) - 36°C (96.8°F) in Tiveria; 23°C (73.4°F) - 36°C (96.8°F) in the Dead Sea area; 15°C (59°F) - 36°C (96.8°F) in Be'er Sheva; 15°C (59°F) - 34°C (93.2°F) in Mitzpe Ramon; and 26°C (78.8°F) - 36°C (96.8°F) in Eilat.

On Monday, temperatures will drop slightly and skies will clear, but temperatures will remain higher than the seasonal average; Tuesday will bring another heat wave, with a sudden spike in temperatures.