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Gradual decrease in temperatures across Egypt starting Friday: Meteorological authority

Ahram Online , Thursday 24 May 2018
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Egyptians jump into the water to cool off in hot and humid weather during the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan in Cairo, Egypt May 23, 2018 (Photo: Reuters)
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The Egyptian Meteorological Authority (EMA) announced on Thursday that there will be a gradual decrease in temperatures in most parts of the country starting Friday.

According to the statement, early morning mist will reduce visibility in the country's north.

Egypt's northern coasts, Nile Delta, Cairo as well northern Upper Egypt and Sinai could receive rain.

On Tuesday, Cairenes experienced a sizzling 42 degrees Celsius, before temperatures dipped below the 40 C mark on Wednesday, then registering 38 C today.

The EMA also added that there will be active northwesterly winds in southern Upper Egypt as well as along the Red Sea, which will disturb navigation.

On Friday, Cairo and the Nile Delta will experience a high of 37 C and a low of 24 C, while Alexandria will enjoy a high of 28 C and a low of 21 C.

North Sinai will see a high of 33 C and a low of 19 C, whereas South Sinai will experience a high of 37 C and a low of 20 C.

Northern Upper Egypt will see a high of 38 C and a low of 25 C, and sourthern Upper Egypt and New Valley governorate will experience a high of 43 C and a low of 27 C.

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