Egypt heatwave to break Monday

Ahram Online , Saturday 25 Jun 2016

Temperatures next week are expected to be four degrees Celsius lower than this week

Adults muse at jumping water as children roll up pants and cool off at Al-Azhar park in Cairo, Egypt (Photo: Mai Shaheen)

The Egyptian Meteorological Authority has said hot weather currently hitting the country would ease Monday.

The authority's spokesman, Waheed Seoudi, said in a phone call interview with TEN satellite TV that temperatures would fall by four degrees Celsius in comparison with this last week's weather.

He added that humidity would also drop starting Monday.

The spokesman added that Saturday and Sunday's weather is expected to be extremely hot in most areas of the country. 

On Friday, the authority predicted that Saturday high in the capital Cairo would reach 39 degrees Celsius, with lows of 25 degrees.

The authority added that coastal city Alexandria's weather is predicted to be cooler, with highs of 31 degrees and lows of 24.

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