Weather: risk of downpours this Friday in Morocco

Here are the weather forecasts for Friday, July 12, 2019, prepared by the National Meteorological Directorate:

– Hot enough weather on the South-East, the Oriental, the Saiss, the phosphate plateaus and the South.

– Unstable clouds with clouds or showers and thunderstorms over the North Atlantic plains, the Northwest, the Rif, the Mediterranean, the Saiss, the upper and middle atlas reliefs and the Oriental.

– Local drizzle at times on the central coasts and the Mediterranean.

– Slight to clear skies elsewhere.

– Low, dense clouds with mist or fog in the morning and night on the Atlantic coasts and plains and the Mediterranean.

– Sand hunting in places on the Southeast, South East and South provinces.

– Moderate to fairly strong wind from the North over the South provinces, from the South to West over the Atlas, the South of the East and the South-East and from the West over the Tangier and moderate from the West to the North elsewhere.

– Minimum temperatures of around 15/21°C on the hills, the Tangiers, the Atlantic plains, the interior plains, the Souss, the north of the southern provinces and near the coast, 21/26°C on the eastern, Saiss, Rif, phosphate and Ulmès plateaus, the southeast slopes and the interior of the southern provinces and 26/30°C on the south and southeast extremes.

– Maximum temperature varying between 23/28°C near the coast, 28/35°C on the hills, the Atlantic plains, the interior plains, the Souss and the North-West of the southern provinces, 35/42°C on the phosphate plateaus, the Tadla plains, the Saiss, the Oriental, the southeast and the east and south slopes of the southern provinces and 42/45°C on the southeast.

– Sea fair or slightly moderate over the Mediterranean, the Strait and between Tangier and Larache, slightly moderate between Larache and Boujdour, and slightly moderate or moderate in the South.

(With MAP)