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Egypt shuts down two Red Sea ports over stormy weather

Ahram Online , Wednesday 16 Jan 2019
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Egypt shut down on Wednesday two main ports on the Red Sea due to stormy weather, state-run MENA news agency reported.

In a statement, the Red Sea Port Authority said it closed the ports of Suez and Zeitiyat at 2pm on Wednesday due to strong winds and three to four-metre high waves.

During the past week, several ports on the Mediterranean and the Red Sea were shut down temporarily due to powerful winds and dust.

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