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Historic heatwave to continue to roast Israel

If temperatures remain as forecast, then this would be the first time that such high temperatures were ever reported for six days straight in Israel.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
18/05/2020
A beach-goer lies near a kayak on the shore of the Mediterranean in southern Israel
Extreme heatwave to continue throughout Israel, rain possible in south

The Israel Meteorological Service (IMS) issued a Heatwave Warning for the entire country on Saturday that lasts a week.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
17/05/2020
Eight dehydrated hikers rescued amid heatwave

Due to the heatwave, the National Parks Authority closed down some of the national parks in the interest of keeping trekkers safe, advising them to stay out of open areas with no shade.

16/05/2020
Beachgoers in Tel Aviv seek relief from the heatwave that hit the country
As heatwave hits Israel, people are not the only ones looking for relief

Beaches across the country were also filled to the brim as coronavirus restrictions were slowly lifted, allowing the publc to bathe in the sea.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
16/05/2020
A helicopter drops water on a wind driven wildfire.
Wildfires expected across Israel amid extreme heatwave

The temperatures across the country will stand between 35° Celsius (95° Fahrenheit) and 40° Celsius (104° Fahrenheit) for a period of several days.

By LEON SVERDLOV
15/05/2020
New report says not to use electric fans in extreme heat

When temps are dangerously high and humidity is low, fans can actually make a person feel hotter, increasing strain on the heart and raising core temperature

By REUTERS
06/08/2019
New York City (Manhattan) from Ganrty Park after Hurricane Sandy
State Gov. Cuomo slams NYC electric company as 30k lose power

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo attacked Con Edison for the outage on Twitter, saying "We've been through this situation w[ith] ConEd time & again & they should have been better prepared—period."

22/07/2019
Thousands flock to Tel Aviv beaches during April 22 heat wave.
Trying to beat the heat… modestly

Muslim and Jewish Religious women share the effort to stay cool while covering up according to religious tradition.

By TARA KAVALER/THE MEDIA LINE
04/07/2019
Israel muslim
Trying to beat the Middle Eastern heat… modestly

For Orthodox Jewish women, tzniut, or modesty, involves wearing shirts that cover the collar bone and have three-quarter sleeves past the elbows.

By TARA KAVALER/THE MEDIA LINE
03/07/2019
Israelis are 'shvitzing' as country suffers from hottest day of year

Israel is bracing itself for the hottest day of the year on Friday, with Jerusalem expecting 40 degrees celsius, and Tel Aviv 38.

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