Weather: Low-pressure front continues; very cold conditions

Weather today in Palestine is stormy, very cold and partially cloudy with scattered rain showers, thunderstorms and occasionally hail over some areas, and with a drop in temperature, approaching 7°C below the annual average, according to the Palestinian Meteorological Department (PMD).

Winds are southwesterly to northwesterly, active to strong at times, and sea waves are medium to high.

High winds reaching 80 km/h are expected to continue.

Temperature in the capital, Jerusalem, and Bethlehem is expected to reach a high of 6°C and a low of 2°C, and in Ramallah and Hebron a high of 5°C and a low of 1°C are expected. In Jericho, the Dead Sea, and the Jordan Valley temperature is expected to reach a high of 15°C and a low of 9°C, while it is expected to reach a high of 12°C and a low of 9°C in Gaza and the coastal areas.

The country remains under the effect of the low-pressure front on Wednesday, with rain, thunderstorms, extremally cold conditions and gusty winds expected across the country.

Clear and very cold weather conditions are expected for Thursday and Friday. A chance of scattered rain showers are expected as well.

The PMD warned against the formation of floods in low areas and valleys, high winds, slippery roads, and low horizontal visibility.

Source: National News Agency