Several regions in southern Morocco will be affected by an unprecedented heat wave this weekend caused by the rise of hot, dry continental air. The easterly flow of hot weather is known as the "Chergui phenomenon"
|Keep well hydrated!|
According to a statement released by the National Department of Meteorology (DMN), the heat wave will first affect the regions of the South and Southeast of the country during the weekend, with temperatures that will vary between 40 and 46 degrees.
Friday temperatures will vary between 36 and 46 degrees in the provinces of Settat, Rhamna, Khouribga (South), Kalaât Seraghna, Fkih Ben Saleh, Ait Melloul Agadir, Guelmim, Tan-Tan (East), Es-Smara, Assa-Zag Tata, Khemisset, Sidi Slimane and Ouazzane says MND in a special weather report.
The temperatures will oscillate on Saturday between 37 and 43 degrees in the provinces of Settat, Nouaceur, Rhamna, Marrakech, Khemisset, Kalaat Seraghna, Fkih Ben Saleh, Ait Melloul Agadir, Guelmim, Tan-Tan (East), Es-Smara, Assa-Zag Tata, Khemisset, Ben Slimane, Larache, Kenitra, Rabat, Sidi Slimane, Ouazzane, Berrechid, Ben Slimane and Casablanca, Mohammedia and El Jadida.
|Expect crowded beaches and do take sunscreen and drinking water|
The heat wave will continue into Monday through Thursday as the sudden rise in temperature begins to affect the central and interior plains of the north. Temperatures will again range between 40 and 46 degrees in the south, between 38 and 44 degrees in the midsection and southeast of the country, between 35 and 42 degrees in the north, and between 28 and 33 degrees along the northern Atlantic coast.
Temperatures will return to normal beginning next Friday.