High temperatures (illustrative)
High temperatures (illustrative)iStock

Hot, dry weather is expected to be Israel's lot on Tuesday, especially in southern Israel.

Temperatures on Tuesday are expected to rise slightly, but the skies will be very cloudy and there may be local rain and thunderstorms during the afternoon hours. There is a slight chance that streams in the Judean Desert and near the Dead Sea will flood.

Wednesday will see slightly cooler weather, and the skies will be partly cloudy.

On Thursday, temperatures will drop again, and there may be light rainfall in the morning.

Friday will see the weather turn, with temperatures rising significantly.

Saturday will see an additional rise in temperatures, and the weather will be more hot and humid than usual for the season.