Rain forecast in Halayeb, Shalateen cities in southeastern Egypt this week

Ahram Online , Tuesday 9 Aug 2022

The Egyptian Meteorological Authority (EMA) forecasts light rainfall on the cities of Halayeb and Shalateen in southeastern Egypt on Tuesday and Wednesday with hot weather expected nationwide during daytime.

A view of Shalateen city in southeastern Egypt. Photo: Halayeb, Shalateen, Abu Ramad Facebook page


In a statement on Monday, the EMA said Greater Cairo, Lower Egypt, and the North Coast are expected to see hot and humid weather during daytime until Sunday.

Moreover, South Sinai and southern Egypt will see extremely hot weather until Sunday during the daytime, while weather is expected to be mild on the North Coast and warm in other parts of the country during night.

Humidity will make the weather feel hotter nationwide by 2-4 degrees Celsius, the EMA noted.

The felt temperature will range from 35-38 degrees Celsius in Greater Cairo and Lower Egypt and from 34-35 in the north coast until Sunday.

In South Sinai, felt temperatures will be 40-42 until Sunday.

Moreover, felt temperatures will range from 38-40 in northern Upper Egypt and from 42-44 in southern Upper Egypt during the same period.

The EMA expects northwest winds to blow on the Red Sea and the western Mediterranean causing high waves this week.

Northern winds will also blow in northern and southern Upper Egypt until the end of the week, which makes weather feel cooler especially during night, according to the EMA.

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