Morocco experienced a three day heat wave with strong gusts of wind during the first week of Ramadan.
Rabat – Morocco’s Directorate of National Metrology (DMN) has announced that another heat wave is likely to hit several cities across Morocco, with temperatures ranging between 34 and 43 degrees Celsius.
DMN said in a special weather report that the maximum temperatures of 39 and 43 degrees Celsius are expected in the provinces of Assa-Zag, Smara, Tata, Zagora, Beni Mellal, Chichaoua, Marrakech, Settat, Kelaat-Sraghna, Fkih Ben Salah, Youssoufia, Khouribga Larach, Ouezzane Sidi Kacem, Sidi Slimane and Taroudant.
The heatwave will start from Thursday and continue until Sunday, according to the statement.
Temperatures from 34 to 38 degrees Celsius are forecast for the provinces of Benslimane, Khemisset, Kenitra, Rabat, Sale, Sidi Bennour, and Skhirat Temara.
DMN also said that temperatures ranging from 38 and 42 degrees Celsius are also expected in the provinces of Agadir-Idouatane, Chtouka-Ait Baha, Guelmi, Inezgane-Ait Melloul, Sidi Ifni, Tantan, and Tiznit during the weekend.
Strong gusts of wind, ranging from 75 to 95 kilometers per hour are also expected in the provinces of Fahs-Anjra and Tangier-Asilah between Thursday and Saturday.
The new heat wave comes after similar scorching weather which hit Morocco from May 11 to May 13, the first week of the holy month of Ramadan.