Israel Hits Peak of Massive Record-Breaking Heat Wave

imageChildren run among fountains as Israeli families refresh themselves in a waterpark on a hot day, at the City Park in the southern Israeli city of Beer Sheba. Brush fires rage through the country and hundreds suffer from heat-related maladies as a massive, record-breaking heat wave reaches its peak, with temperatures shooting up mercilessly from north to south. The brutal heat wave, which began on Sunday, is expected to continue through the beginning of the week. Sunday saw temperatures of over 40 degrees Celsius (104 degrees Fahrenheit) throughout the country. The coastal city of Eilat, located at Israel’s southernmost point, experienced record-breaking temperatures of 46 degrees Celsius (114.8 degrees Fahrenheit). Read Article