Amman, The Kingdom will be affected on Monday by a hot and dry air mass, pushing temperatures 6-7 degrees Celsius above annual average and bringing hot conditions across the country, the Jordan Meteorological Department(JMD) said in its daily brief.

Clear and refreshingly cool night will prevail with northeasterly to northwesterly moderate to brisk winds, blowing dust in the desert areas, the JMD added.

Mercury levels will continue to rise on Tuesday, where the heatwave is expected to peak creating hot and dry conditions in many regions, while it will be extremely hot in the Jordan Valley, the Dead Sea and Aqaba. Winds will be northeasterly to northwesterly moderate to brisk winds, blowing dust in the Badia areas, the JMD added.

On Wednesday, mercury levels will drop few degrees, but hot and dry conditions will continue to prevail in many parts of the Kingdom with northwesterly moderate to brisk winds, raising dust in the desert areas

Daytime temperatures expected for today will hover around 26 degrees Celsius in Amman and the northern cities, dropping down to 24 degrees at nights. The weather will be hotter in the port city of Aqaba with highs rising to 43 degrees and lows sliding to 30, the JMD added.

Source: Jordan News Agency