Heat Wave Scorches Israel

Electricity consumption in Israel peaked at 12,800 megawatts Monday with  the Jordan Valley, Dead Sea & the Arava registering their lowest temperatures at 33°-35°C /91°-95°F.

By Dan Lavie, Nitzi Yaakov, Hili Yakobi-Handelsman, Hezi Sternlicht & Yori Yalon


Sunday night was among the hottest ever recorded in Israel, according to the national meteorological service. In the Dead Sea, Jordan and Arava valleys, the lowest temperatures were 33-35 degrees Celsius (91-95 Fahrenheit), while in the coastal region the low was 29 degrees Celsius (84.2 Fahrenheit).

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