The hot weather conditions are expected to persist across the country until August 20. Moderate southeastern wind will blow.

Report informs citing the National Hydrometeorological Service that the maximum air temperature is predicted to rise to 35-39C in Baku and the Absheron peninsula, 40C in some places, 35-40C in the regions, 41-42C in some parts of Central Aran and Nakhchivan AR, and 27-32C in the mountainous areas.