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Cold, Rainy Weather Continues in Egypt Through Wednesday, Cairo 16°C


Wed 31 Jan 2024 | 08:18 AM
File photo - Egypt
File photo - Egypt
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The Egyptian Meteorological Authority (EMA) predicts cold weather to prevail in Cairo, Lower Egypt, North Coast, and North Upper Egypt, during daylight hours on Wednesday.

Moderately warm weather is also predicted to hit the South Sinai and South Upper Egypt.

It is also foreseen that Egypt will continue to experience a slight drop in temperature in most parts and rain of varying intensity hitting various areas from the North of the country to Cairo and North Upper Egypt.

Furthermore, moderate to heavy rain, accompanied by thunderstorms and hail sometimes, will prevail in Marsa Matruh, Alexandria, Beheira, and Kafr El-Sheikh.

Wind will be active in Cairo, Lower Egypt, Western Coast, and South Sinai —making the air “feel” colder.

There will also be a disruption of maritime navigation in the Mediterranean Sea with wind speed reaching 40 to 50 km/hr and wave height ranging from 2.5 to 3 meters.

The Mediterranean Sea will experience turbulent waves, ranging between 2.5 and 3 meters in height varying between southwestern and western surface winds.

Waves in the Red Sea will be moderate, ranging between 1.75 and 2.25 meters with northwest surface winds.

Moreover, most parts of the country will experience extremely cold weather at nighttime. 

Forst is also witnessed in Central Sinai, North Upper Egypt, and New Valley Governorate. 

Moreover, meteorologists expect a potential snowfall in Jabal Mousa and Saint Catherine.

Temperatures predicted for the following cities are: 16°C in Cairo, 15°C in Alexandria, 14°C in Marsa Matruh, 16°C in Sohag, 17°C in Qena, and 18°C in Aswan.