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Hot, humid weather to stuff parts of Egypt on Saturday

Ahram Online , Ahram Online , Friday 1 Jul 2016
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File Photo: Police and security navigate in a boat near the temple of Abu Simbel at the upper reaches of the Nile in Aswan (Photo: Reuters )
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Egypt's meteorological authority experts predict a Saturday hot and humid weather in Cairo and northern Egypt on Saturday.

Temperaturtes will be relatively high on the Mediterranean north coast, and extremely hot in Upper Egypt.

Temperatures in Cairo will reach 36 degrees Celsius during the afternoon, but will ease down to 25 degrees in night.

The coastal city of Alexandria will enjoy cooler weather with a high of 31 and a low of 25 Celsius.

The southern Sinai city of Sharm El-Sheikh is expected to sweat in a high of 38 during the day and breathe a low of 29 at night.

Hurghada on the Red sea will also see a high of 38 and a low of 29.

The hot weather will result in moderate conditions for navigation in the Mediterranean with an average wave height of 1.5-2m, while navigation in the Red Sea would be moderate to uneasy with an average wave height of 2-2.5m.

Upper Egypt's southern governorates will be hit with the highest temperatures nationwide, with a high of 40 and a low of 29 degrees Celsius in Aswan, and 40/27 in Luxor.

* One degree celsius = 1.8 degrees Fahrenheit

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