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Wind, rain, sandstorms expected in Egypt on Saturday

Ahram Online , Friday 17 Mar 2017
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Windy conditions are expected in most of Egypt on Saturday, according to the country's Metrological Authority.

The wind, which will be be accompanied by dust and sand storms in the south, may affect visibility for drivers and disrupt navigation on the Mediterranean Sea and the Gulf of Suez.

The north is expected to be cloudy, with rain along the north coast, the Nile Delta, Cairo, parts of Sinai, the Red Sea coast, and northern Upper Egypt.

Turbulent weather is expected on the Mediterranean, with waves reaching two to 2.5 metres high, while waves are expected to be one to two metres high on the Red Sea.

Cold weather is expected along the northern coast, while the Delta and Cairo will see moderate temperatures.

Upper Egypt will be warm during the day cold at night.

Temperatures will be 22 Celsius in Cairo during the day and 15 at night, while the northern coast and North Sinai will reach 18 during the day and 12 at night.

Hurghada and South Sinai will see temperatures reaching 24 at the highest and 16 at the lowest, while Upper Egypt will see 31 during the day and 15 at night.

Colder weather is expected on Sunday in most of the country, with a morning fog likely to affect visibility for drivers along the northern coast, the Delta, and Cairo. Rain is expected along the north coast and parts of South Sinai and the Red Sea governorate, with turbulent weather on the Red Sea.


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