Scorching heatwave grips Jordan, temperatures to ease slightly on Saturday

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AMMAN — Jordan is set to endure scorching temperatures today as it remains under the persistent influence of a hot and dry air mass situated over the Arabian Peninsula. The Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD) reports that maximum temperatures are expected to soar significantly above the usual averages for this time of year, ranging approximately 4 to 5 degrees Celsius higher. اضافة اعلان

Today’s peak temperatures will be between 37 and 35 degrees Celsius in Amman and various highlands throughout the Kingdom, with lows of 26 or even 24 degrees in the southern highlands at night, the Jordan News Agency, Petra reported. Aqaba is expected to have a high of 45 degrees Celsius with a low of 29 degrees Celsius.

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Looking ahead, meteorological projections indicate that the heatwave will persist through Thursday and Friday, with the weather remaining hot and dry across most parts of the kingdom.

On Saturday, the impact of the hot air mass is predicted to ease slightly, resulting in a minor decline in temperatures. Nonetheless, the weather is still expected to be relatively hot over mountainous areas and plains. Meanwhile, Badia, Jordan Valley, Dead Sea, and Aqaba will continue to experience scorching temperatures.

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