Searing heatwave sweeps across Jordan, challenging seasonal norms

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AMMAN — Jordan is projected to undergo a subtle increase inits temperature pattern on Thursday, surpassing the usual climatic norms for this period of the year. The current conditions indicate a relative rise in thermal levels across most of the country.اضافة اعلان

Moving to Friday, the Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD) anticipates a gradual influence of dry and hot air mass originating from the Arabian Peninsula, the Jordan News Agency, Petra reported. This is predicted to lead to a slight temperature increase, resulting in hot weather prevailing across the majority of Jordan. Badia, Jordan Valley, the Dead Sea, and Aqaba are set to witness a significant intensification in temperature. The forecast also suggests the possibility of high-altitude cloud cover and intermittent, moderate winds mainly shifting between northeasterly and northwesterly directions.

As the weekend draws to a close, hot and dry air mass is expected to heighten furtherAs the weekend draws to a close, the impact of the prevailing hot and dry air mass is expected to heighten further. Jordan is poised to experience a gradual rise in temperatures, reaching levels approximately 8 to 9 degrees Celsius above the typical seasonal averages for this period. This temperature surge is likely to translate into hot conditions in high mountainous areas, while other regions are projected to encounter exceptionally high temperatures.

Looking ahead to Sunday, the weather pattern is forecasted to maintain scorching temperatures in high mountainous regions and exceedingly high temperatures in other areas.

Thursday’s peak temperatures are expected to range between 33 and 35 degrees Celsius in Amman and various highlands throughout the Kingdom, with nighttime lows of around 22C or even 20C in the southern highlands. The Gulf city of Aqaba will experience scorching weather, with highs of 42C and lows of 29C.

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