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Heat wave expected to subside in Egypt on Friday

Ahram Online , Thursday 18 May 2017
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A file photo of a boat sails along the Nile River in Aswan, some 900 kilometres south of Cairo on March 13, 2016 (Photo:AFP)
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A drop in temperature is expected on Friday across Egypt, especially in Cairo, the Nile Delta and northern Upper Egypt, though temperatures will remain high in southern Upper Egypt, state news MENA agency reported on Thursday.

Cairo will see a high of 29 degrees Celsius and a low of 21, Aswan 43 and a low of 31, while Alexandria will see a high of 25 and a low of 20.

Temperatures on Thursday reached 35 in Cairo, 41 in Aswan, and 29 in Alexandria.

The tourist hub of Sharm El-Sheikh in south Sinai saw a high of 37 on Thursday and is expecting a high of 41 on Friday.

Rains and strong winds are expected along the northern coast, northern Upper Egypt and South Sinai.

Turbulent maritime navigation is expected on the Red Sea and the Mediterranean.

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