Heatwave to persist over weekend

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AMMAN — Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported that temperatures on Thursday will continue to soar 4-5 degrees above the annual average for this time of the year in most areas of the Kingdom, bringing scorching and dry weather conditions with northwesterly moderate winds, according to the Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD).اضافة اعلان

Over the weekend, the impact of the heatwave currently gripping the country will resume, so the weather remains hot with clouds at medium and high altitudes in the southern and eastern regions.

The JMD warned people against direct exposure to sunlight during peak hours.

On Sunday, the weather department forecast mercury levels to drop slightly, but it will remain hot in most regions, while sizzling conditions will prevail in the Jordan Valley, the Dead Sea and Aqaba, according to Petra.

Today, the maximum and minimum temperatures in Amman will range between 37°C and 24°C at night, while the Gulf of Aqaba will see a searing 42°C, dropping to 27°C during night hours.

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