Sharav Heatwave Expected In Israel On Wednesday


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A sharav heatwave is expected in Israel on Wednesday, July 17, 2019, with temperatures in Jerusalem expected to near 100F.

Temperatures around Israel on Monday and Tuesday should be seasonal, but a sharp increase is expected for Wednesday, with an extremely high heat-stress index and oppressive conditions in some areas. A light drizzle may also be felt in the north during the morning hours.

Some of the expected temperatures for Wednesday include:
Be’er Sheva 41 (106)
Eilat 40 (104)
Haifa 34 (94)
Holon 37 (98)
Jerusalem 36C (97F)
Rehovot 39 (102)
Tel Aviv 37 (98)
Tiveria 43 (110)

(YWN Israel Desk – Jerusalem)