Lonely Planet Writer

Israel braces for unseasonal heatwave

Jerusalem, Israel.
Jerusalem, Israel. Image by Angel Rivas Photographics / CC BY-SA 2.0

Temperatures in Israel are expected to reach highs of 42 degrees this week, in a heatwave likely to peak on Tuesday. Firefighters and paramedics have been put on standby in case of emergencies. The soaring temperatures mark an unusually early start to the summer season. Read more: timesofisrael.com