Cairo set for moderate weather; rain expected in Nile Delta, northern coast

Ahram Online , Tuesday 8 May 2018

Cairo is set to enjoy a moderate temperatures on Tuesday, a break from an inclimate wave of rainfall and dust over the past weeks.

In an official statement, Egypt's Meteorological Authority (EMA) said the country will experience moderate weather from the northern coast to the Nile Delta and Cairo, though some rain is expected for the northern coast and some parts of the delta.

The capital is expected to see a high of 29 degrees Celcius and a low of 18 C, while Alexandria governorate will see a high of 24 C and a low of 18 C.

Nile Delta governorates will experience a high of 29 C and a low of 17 C.

The statement added that northerly winds will pick up dust from the country's south to the Red Sea, leading to a disturbance in maritime navigation.

The temperate weather on Tuesday comes one day after Egypt's General Traffic Directorate closed four Upper Egyptian desert highways due to dust storms.

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