Weather of Arabia - Sinan Khalaf - The latest outputs of computer simulation systems for temperature forecasts indicate that the Arabian Peninsula and Iraq were affected during the first week of August by a very hot air mass, which is expected to affect Iraq, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia, accompanied by a scorching heat that may reach 52 degrees. percentage in parts of Iraq.
The Republic of Iraq is considered one of the regions most affected by the heat wave, as temperatures are expected to rise from Sunday in Basra and the southern parts of Iraq to around 52 degrees Celsius, and around 50 degrees Celsius in Baghdad, so that the weather will be very hot and very exhausting.
Weather and climate experts attributed this significant increase in temperatures to the region’s increasing vulnerability to a very hot air mass and the concentration of an air elevation to the north of the Arabian Peninsula, which works to concentrate heat and lock it near the surface of the earth and prevents it from returning to the top, which greatly raises temperatures in what is known as the dome. thermal.
The Arab Weather notes the necessity of adhering to the following instructions to prevent sunstroke and the risks of heat stress:
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