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Cairo to see highs of 36 degrees on Friday as nationwide heatwave begins

Ahram Online , Thursday 12 Apr 2018
Heat Wave
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Egypt will face a new heatwave this weekend, the country’s Meteorological Agency has announced, with temperatures reaching a high of 36 degrees Celsius in Cairo on Friday and 30 degrees in Alexandria.

The temperature will continue to rise through next week, although nights will remain cooler.

The heatwave started on Thursday with temperatures reaching 32 degrees in Cairo.

According to the statement of the Egyptian Meteorological Authority, early morning mist will reduce visibility in northern parts of the country.

Weather in the cities along the Mediterranean coast, including Alexandria and Marsa Matrouh, will experience highs of 30-29 degrees and lows of 17-16.

Highs in the southern part of Upper Egypt, including the governorates of Luxor and Aswan, are expected to hit between 38-39 degrees, while lows are predicted at 20-22 degrees.

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