Cold weather is expected from Thursday to Sunday in several provinces of Morocco, the National Directorate of Meteorology said on Wednesday.
Rabat – In the provinces of Azilal, Figuig, Ifrane, Jerada, Midelt and Tinghir, the minimum temperatures are expected to reach -07 °C to -03 °C, while maximum temperatures of 05 °C to 10 °C are expected.
In the provinces of Oujda-Angad, Al Hoceima, Al Haouz, Boulemane, Beni Mellal, Chefchaouen, Guercif, Ouarzazate, Sefrou, Taza, and Taourirt, the minimum temperatures will be between -04 °C and 00 °C, while the maximum temperatures will vary between 07 °C and 12 °C.
The night and morning temperatures will also be cold, ranging between 00 °C to 03 °C in the provinces of Benslimane, Berkane, Berrechid, Casablanca, Chichaoua, El Hajeb, El Jadida, El Kelaa of Sraghna, Errachidia, Fes, Fkih Ben Salah, Kénitra, Khemisset, Khénifra, Khouribga, Marrakesh, Mediouna, Meknes, Moulay Yacoub, Nouaceur, Ouezzane, Rabat, Rehamna, Safi, Sale, Settat, Sidi Bennour, Sidi Kacem, Sidi Slimane, Skhirat-Temara, Taounate, Taroudant , Youssoufia, and Zagora.
However, the Head Of Government, Saad Eddine El Othmani, said during the oral question in Monday’s parliament session that the government is implementing the national plan to mitigate the effects in mountainous areas.
The minister pointed to several measures, most notably removing the snow from roads, and food supplies and blankets to be delivered to families in isolated areas who are the most affected by the cold.