20.07.2012 01.Aw. 5772 Rosch Chodesch
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….