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Three-day heat wave to hit Egypt on Monday

Ahram Online , Monday 19 Mar 2018
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File Photo: Three-day heat wave to hit Egypt on Monday (Photo Reuters)

Egypt's Meteorological Authority announced on Monday that the country will face a three-day heat wave starting on Monday, with temperatures reaching a high of 36 degrees in the south.

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

The statement added that there will be winds with dust and sand in the north. 

Cairo and the Nile Delta governorates are forecast to experience highs of 34-30 degrees and lows of 19-18 degrees from Monday till Wednesday.


Weather in the cities along the Mediterranean coast, including Alexandria and Marsa Matrouh, will experience highs of 32-27 degrees and lows of 18-14 degrees over those three days.

Highs in the northern part of Upper Egypt, including the governorates of Minya and Fayoum, are expected to hit between 30-34 degrees, while lows are predicted at 17-18 degrees. The southern part of the region, where the ancient cities of Luxor and Aswan are located, will experience highs of 37 and lows of 21.

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