Cloudy skies, imminent rainfall forecasted in Egypt Sunday: Pleasant weather for weeklong

Ahram Online , Sunday 12 Nov 2023

The weather across Egypt is mostly cloudy on Sunday, setting the stage for imminent rain showers with the possibility of thunder in several regions, including Greater Cairo, the Nile Delta, the North Coast, Suez Canal cities, and Sinai, the Egyptian Meteorological Authority (EMA) predicts.

Cars move on Qasr El-Nile bridge after heavy rainfall in Cairo, Egypt. File/Mahmoud Madh El-Nabi


According to the EMA's daily forecast, northern and central Upper Egypt, encompassing Beni Suef, Fayoum, Minya, Assiut, and the New Valley, may experience moderate rain on Sunday.

As for Cairo, the Nile Delta, the canal cities, Sinai, the Red Sea mountains, and southern Upper Egypt, which includes Luxor and Aswan, expect varying intensities of rain, ranging from light to heavy, accompanied by possible thunderstorms.

Light to moderate rain persists across Egypt until Wednesday, although the EMA updates its forecast on a daily basis.

Throughout the week, most regions of Egypt will continue to enjoy pleasant autumn weather during the day and early evening—save for South Sinai, Luxor, and Aswan, where temperatures remain on the hotter side.

During late nights, the northern parts of the country, stretching down to northern Upper Egypt, will experience cool weather. Meanwhile, South Sinai, Luxor, and Aswan will relish milder temperatures.

In Greater Cairo and the Nile Delta governorates, expect highs of 26-28 degrees Celsius and lows of 18-20 degrees until Friday.

Along the North Coast, temperatures will reach highs of 26-27 degrees with lows of 18 degrees.

South Sinai will see highs of 29-32 degrees and lows of 22-23 degrees.

Northern Upper Egypt will experience highs of 27-29 degrees and lows of 17 degrees.

Southern Upper Egypt will encounter highs of 32-35 degrees in the next couple of days, gradually dropping to 29 degrees by Thursday, while lows will range from 21 to 22 degrees.


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