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Egypt Set to See More Cold Weather, Rainfall on Thursday, Cairo 15°C


Thu 01 Feb 2024 | 08:24 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 Thursday.

Moderately cold weather is also predicted to hit South Upper Egypt and South Sinai experience moderately hot weather.

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, Kafr El-Sheikh, Dakahlia, Damietta, Port Said, and North Sinai.

Wind will be active in South Sinai, North Coast, and South of the country —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 to 3 meters.

The Mediterranean Sea will experience moderate to turbulent waves, ranging between 2 and 3 meters in height with northwest surface winds.

Waves in the Red Sea will be moderate to turbulent, ranging between 1.75 and 2.5 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 Saint Catherine.

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