Jerusalem records highest temperature in city since 1942

Jerusalem had a high of 41.4°C (106.5°F) today, according to Channel 13 news, the hottest temperature recorded in the capital since 1942.

The network also says it is the highest temperature in the city during the month of September since 1902.

The temperature is expected to further rise tomorrow, and is supposed to remain elevated into next week.

Illustrative: Israeli children enjoy the splash fountain at Teddy Park in Jerusalem (Hadas Parush/Flash90)

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