אנשים מפרים את ההנחיות ומגיעים לחופי תל אביב
Tel Aviv beach
Photo: Nitzan Dror
Tel Aviv beach

Israel braces for extreme weather as temperatures set to soar

As spring hits its peak, higher temperatures are set to cover the country starting Wednesday, lasting throughout the weekend, and may reach over 40 degrees Celsius in some areas

Ahiya Raved , Attila Somfalvi |
Published: 05.11.20 , 19:48
While Monday and Tuesday will see rather comfortable weather, an extreme heatwave is expected to hit Israel on Wednesday, with temperatures possibly exceeding 40 degrees Celsius (105 degrees Fahrenheit) in some parts of the county, and last at least until the week after.

The holiday of Lag BaOmer, which will take place on Tuesday, is set to have clement weather, with a slight rise in temperatures in inland central Israel.
אנשים מפרים את ההנחיות ומגיעים לחופי תל אביבאנשים מפרים את ההנחיות ומגיעים לחופי תל אביב
Tel Aviv beach
(Photo: Nitzan Dror)
Starting Wednesday, temperatures will rise steadily throughout the rest of the week and weekend and a harsh heatwave will be felt throughout the country.
Over the weekend, temperatures are set to increase by about 10 degrees more than Monday and Tuesday.
Temperatures for Monday night and Tuesday morning:
Haifa: 16-26 degrees Celsius (60-79 degrees Fahrenheit)
Jerusalem: 15-28 Celsius (59-82 degrees Fahrenheit)
Tel Aviv: 15-26 Celsius (59-79 degrees Fahrenheit)
Beersheba: 14-33 Celsius (57-91 degrees Fahrenheit)
הכינרת בחורף 2020הכינרת בחורף 2020
The Sea of Galilee, winter 2020
(Photo: Assi Haim)
The Sea of Galilee's water level currently stands at 208.90 meters below sea level, only 10 (~4 inches) short of reaching its full capacity.
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