Iraq | The extremely hot air mass intensified at the beginning of the week, with temperatures reaching 50 degrees Celsius in several areas

2024-06-07 2024-06-07T15:04:12Z
مهند فاخوري
مهند فاخوري
كاتب مُحتوى جوّي

Weather of Arabia - The Republic of Iraq is affected these days by a hot air mass that causes temperatures to rise above their general average by about 6-7 degrees Celsius, amid hot to very hot weather in all regions, especially in the southern regions, where the temperature in the capital, Baghdad, reached Mid-forties today, Friday.

The extremely hot air mass intensified at the beginning of the week, with temperatures reaching 50 degrees Celsius

The latest analyzes and readings related to air masses and their movement, from the Arab Weather Center, indicate an intensification of the extremely hot air mass over large parts of the Republic, especially on Sunday , so that it works to increase temperatures additionally, such that temperatures touch 50 degrees Celsius in the southern regions and in The capital, Baghdad , is about 10 degrees Celsius higher than its average in the capital, amidst scorching conditions, while temperatures in the north reach around 45 degrees Celsius amid extremely hot conditions.

Wind activity accompanied by strong gusts that stir up dust

The maps of surface winds received by us at the Arab Weather Center indicate that there is clear activity in the winds, especially on Sunday, which is accompanied by strong gusts that may reach up to 85 km/hour, especially in the evening hours, which may work to stir up dust and dirt, especially in the north. And the center of the country.

Most important recommendations:

  • It is recommended not to be exposed to direct or prolonged exposure to sunlight.
  • Do not leave children, even for a short period, inside closed vehicles.
  • Do not leave flammable materials inside vehicles for long periods.
  • Safe disposal of cigarettes, to prevent fires.
  • Drive with caution on the roads due to wind and dust.
  • Take preventive measures for respiratory patients.
This article was written originally in Arabic and is translated using a 3rd party automated service. ArabiaWeather is not responsible for any grammatical errors whatsoever.
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