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16 October, 2019
 
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Couple of hot days ahead before weekend drop

Yellow weather warning for Thursday goes into effect with maximum 41 degrees

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Officials issued a yellow warning for extreme hot weather on Thursday, with inland temperatures expected to reach 41° Celsius, while overall temperatures will drop slightly over the weekend to reach normal seasonal averages.

A weather alert has been issued effective Thursday from 12 noon until 4pm, according to officials, who said “the maximum temperature inland is expected to reach 41 degrees Celsius.”

People who are particularly sensitive to hot weather, including senior citizens, young children, pregnant women, and people with a health condition, should take precautions, such as drink plenty of fluids (water), dress lightly, avoid extended exposure to the sun, and stay in cooled areas using air fans or air condition units.

Maximum highs at 41 Celsius (105 Fahrenheit)

Thursday skies will be mostly clear with moderate winds in local areas up to strong winds in the south and southwest. The sea will be calm to relatively calm in the morning while choppy waters are expected in the afternoon during windfall in the east and parts of the southern coastline.

Maximum high temperatures are expected to reach 41° Celsius inland, 32 on the western coast, around 35 in the rest of the coastal regions and 31 on the mountains.

Evening skies will be mostly clear with calm to relatively calm seas in the north and west. There is a chance of low clouds and fog developing in some parts in the early morning.

Minimum low temperatures will register 23° inland as well as the north and west coasts, around 24 in the rest of the coastal regions, while it be 19 degrees up on the mountains at the highest elevation.

Friday, Saturday, and Sunday are expected to be mostly clear, with a slight temperature drop over the weekend.

No noticeable change is expected for Friday temperatures while they will drop slightly Saturday and remain the same on Sunday, ranging within the normal seasonal average for this time of the year. 

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