Heatwave scheduled to hit Jordan on Sunday

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Published: 2020-07-24 12:00

Last Updated: 2020-07-24 12:10


Heatwave scheduled to hit Jordan on Sunday
Heatwave scheduled to hit Jordan on Sunday

A heatwave will hit Jordan, as well as most of the Middle East and Arabian Peninsula on Sunday.

Iraq is expected to be the most affected by the heat wave, as temperatures are forecast to hit record highs next week — ranging from 50 to 54 degrees Celsius.

A significant increase in temperatures is expected in Jordan and Syria — approximately eight to 10 degrees Celsius higher than usual during this time of year.

Temperatures will reach 40 degrees Celsius in Amman and 45 in Damascus.

As for Jerusalem, temperatures will remain between 31 and 34 degrees Celsius.

It will be slightly cloudy in some parts of the Arabian Peninsula and Levant region, with the possibility of light showers in these areas, including the southern and eastern parts of Jordan and Syria.