Temperatures, blackout risk to ease this weekend

20.07.2012                      01.Aw. 5772                      Rosch Chodesch

Hitzewelle:

Temperatures, blackout risk to ease this weekend

Such high temperatures in Israel are not considered “exceptional events” when they occur for a string of two to three days.

After a week of blistering heat, meteorologists expect thermometers to begin returning on Friday to more seasonable numbers.
Through Thursday night, severe heat stress persisted in most of the country, with temperatures reaching the 40s-Celsius in Eilat and the high 30s in Jerusalem – and high humidity drenching cities along the Mediterranean coast….