YEMEN Press Agency

Yemeni astronomer announces heat-wave for coming week

SANAA, June 27 (YPA) – The Yemeni astronomer Adnan al-Shawafi announced on Saturday a heat wave would hit Yemen and Arabian Peninsula for the next week.

Al-Shawafi pointed out in a statement that the effects of the heat wave might extend widely to include the north and east of the Arabian Peninsula to Qatar, Kuwait and most of the Arabian Gulf, indicating to a noticeable rise in temperature in most of the eastern, north-eastern and central regions of the Arabian Peninsula, as well as coastal areas.

He expected mild to medium rains would continue on parts of the mountainous highlands and parts of the coastal plains.

Al-Shawwafi warned against rising temperatures and sunshine in all regions of the Arabian Peninsula, including Yemen.