Health officials warn of massive heat wave tomorrow

Health officials are warning Israelis of a scalding heat wave set to hit the country tomorrow.

Temperatures in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv are expected to hit 38° Celsius (100° Fahrenheit), compared to about 28°C (82°F) yesterday. Haifa will see temperatures of 35°C (95°F), and Beersheba 41°C (106°F).

The Health Ministry urges vulnerable populations, including the elderly, those with certain chronic illnesses, pregnant women and children to avoid exposure to the sun and drink large quantities of water.

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