Lebanon News

Rain and fog hit mountains amid summer heat wave

Motorists drive in foggy weather in Ashqout, Monday, Aug. 18, 2014. (The Daily Star/tmclebanon)

BEIRUT: The Internal Security Forces’ traffic control urged drivers heading to Qleiat and Faraya via the Ashqout road to be vigilant due to rain fall and poor visibility.

Light rainfall and a heavy fog have spread over the areas of Ashqout, Aley, Bhamdoun, Kesrouan and nearby areas, according to the ISF’s traffic control Twitter page.

According to the Meteorological Department at Rafik Hariri International Airport: “There will be rain fall and fog in the areas above Jounieh.”

“It is expected to last until noon tomorrow.”

Temperatures in Lebanon’s mountain ranged from 19-27 degrees Celsius Monday.

Tomorrow's forecast reveals declining temperatures with 17-25 degrees Celsius in the mountains.





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