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Hottest April day in the Tel Aviv area since 1907

(JNS) — The greater Tel Aviv area along Israel’s central Mediterranean coastline, known as Gush Dan, suffered its hottest day in April since 1907, the country’s meteorological service reported on Thursday.

Records were broken in Yavne, where temps skyrocketed to 42.4 degrees Celsius (107.96 degrees Fahrenheit) and in Nitzan, near Ashkelon, where the thermometer rose to 43 degrees Celsius (109.4 degrees Fahrenheit).

In the city of Tel Aviv, the high was 40.7 degrees Celsius (105.26 degrees Fahrenheit), breaking an 85-year-old record for the mont...

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