Rain, thunder expected over several parts of Egypt Saturday

Ahram Online , Saturday 13 Nov 2021

Varying levels of rainfall and thunder are expected on Saturday over parts of southern Egypt, Red Sea mountain ranges, and South Sinai due to seasonal Sudan depression extending north.


Intermittent moderate to heavy rainfall, possibly accompanied by thunder, is expected on parts of the Red Sea mountain ranges, the Egyptian Meteorological Authority (EMA) said.

The EMA also warned of the probability of flooding in these areas.

This includes Halayeb, Shalateen, Marsa Alam, El Quseir, Safaga, Hurghada as well as the roads leading to southern Egypt, the EMA said.

Intermittent mild to moderate rainfall, possibly accompanied by thunder, is also expected over parts of South Sinai and southern Egypt.

This includes South Sinai’s Nuweibaa, St Catherine and Sharm El-Sheikh, as well as Upper Egypt’s Minya, Assiut, Sohag, Qena, Luxor, Aswan, and Abu Simbel.

Rain chances increase at night, the EMA said, adding that wind will hit the Red Sea mountains and southern Upper Egypt.

Rainfall and thunder have started in parts of Upper Egypt since Friday night, causing power cuts in some areas.

The EMA expects mild weather during morning in the Greater Cairo, northern Egypt, and northern coasts.

Warm weather is expected in northern Upper Egypt and South Sinai, while southern Upper Egypt is expected to witness a hot weather.

Nice weather is expected at the beginning of the night in all areas, while cold weather will expectedly prevail during the end of the night and the early morning.

A mist is expected until Monday in roads leading from and to Greater Cairo, northern Egypt, the northern coasts, cities of the Suez Canal, and Central Sinai.

Intermittent mild rainfall is expected over western coasts and far south Upper Egypt on Sunday, including El Salloum, Matrouh, Aswan, and Abu Simbel.

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