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Heatwave Hits Egypt on Thursday, Cairo 32°C


Thu 16 May 2024 | 08:37 AM
File photo - Egypt
File photo - Egypt
Yara Sameh

The Egyptian Meteorological Authority (EMA) predicts that the country will experience a rise in the temperature on Thursday.

Hot weather is also predicted to prevail in most parts of the country and moderately hot weather to hit the Eastern Coast.

The country will also witness mist on agricultural and highway roads to  Cairo, Lower Egypt, North Coast, Canal Cities, and Central Sinai.  

Wind will be active across the country, stirring sand and dust in South Sinai and South of the country.

It is also predicted there will be disruption of maritime navigation in the Gulf of Suez, Gulf of Aqaba, and the Red Sea, with winds averaging 50 to 70 km/h and waves ranging between 2.5 to 4.5 meters.

Furthermore, the Mediterranean Sea will experience low to moderate waves, ranging between 1 and 1.5 meters in height varying between northeast and southeast surface winds.

Waves in the Red Sea will be turbulent, ranging between 2.5 and 3.5 meters in height with northwest surface winds.

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

Moderate weather is also predicted to hit the South Sinai.

Temperatures predicted for the following cities are: 32°C in Cairo, 31°C in Alexandria, 32°C in Marsa Matruh, 35°C in Sohag, 36°C in Qena, and 37°C in Aswan.