Heat relief for rest of Eid: Temperatures drop 3-4 °C in northern Egypt

Ahram Online , Sunday 16 Jun 2024

Northern Egypt is getting a much-needed break from a gruelling heatwave that saw temperatures reaching 45 °C in the capital and the Nile Delta over the weekend, but southern Egypt will continue to suffer from exceptionally warm temperatures all week.

File Photo: A man holding a piece of paper on his head to protect himself from the sun. Photo courtesy of State Information service.


On Sunday, temperatures in Cairo and the Nile Delta dropped by 3-4 degrees, according to the Egyptian Meteorological Authority (EMA).

Cairo and the Nile Delta can expect highs of 39 °C and lows of 24 °C throughout the week.

Visitors to the North Coast should expect cooler times with highs around 30 °C and lows around 22 °C.

Sharm El-Sheikh and Dahab in South Sinai will see higher daytime temperatures of 43 °C and nighttime lows of 28 °C.

In Northern Upper Egypt, daytime temperatures will hover around 44 degrees, with nighttime lows of 26 °C.

However, daytime temperatures in Luxor and Aswan in the deep south will hover around 47 °C with nighttime lows around 28 °C.

Muslims are enjoying a long Eid Al-Adha holiday from 15 to 20 June.

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