An extreme hot weather alert is back in effect for Friday afternoon, as high temperatures are expected to reach 40 degrees inland.
Weather officials have issued an “extreme high temperature warning” for Friday between 12 noon and 4pm, saying maximum temperatures were expected to reach 40 degrees inland.
Friday skies will be mixed according to the weather forecast, with increasing clouds at mid-level and higher altitudes throughout the morning and periods of mostly clear skies in the afternoon.
Humidity back down, dust fades out
Humidity registered at 30% in the morning hours according to various sources, a considerable drop from 50% on the previous day. Dust levels that were reportedly going up are expected to drop Saturday and fade out by Sunday.
Extreme inland highs expected to drop noticeably on Saturday
Maximum high temperatures will reach around 40° Celsius inland, around 34 on the eastern coast, 31 in the south, around 30 in all other coastal regions while it will be 29 up in the mountains.
Evening lows will range in the mid-teens, while weekend weather is expected to be mostly clear with passing clouds mainly at higher altitudes.
Inland extreme temperatures are expected to drop noticeably on Saturday, but weather officials warn they will remain above normal averages for this time of the year.
No change is expected Sunday while overall temperatures on Monday will climb back up again.