Weather: Heat wave intensifies as of Saturday

July 31, 2015 (REFERRING TO THE NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY – LEBANON) The Meteorology Department at the Directorate of Civil Aviation at Rafic Hariri airport forecasted the weekend’s weather to be partly cloudy with a rise in temperature and humidity.

Hot and humid summer weather dominates the Mediterranean, but as of Saturday night, a wave of heat will hit the region.

Expected temperatures:

– On the coastline: 21 to 32 degrees Celsius

– In the mountains: 20 to 29 degrees Celsius

– In the Bekaa: 18 to 34 degrees Celsius

– In the Cedars: 13 to 24 degrees Celsius

Visibility: average, sometimes altered due to fog.

Humidity on the coastline: 60-85%.

Sea: moderate; Surface water: 28 degrees Celsius

Sunrise: 5:48

Sunset: 19:40