Rainfall and drop in temperatures expected in Egypt's northern cities on Saturday

Ahram Online , Friday 27 Oct 2017

Egypt's coastal city of Alexandria on December 31, 2015 (Photo: Hatem Maher)

Rain and a slight drop in temperature are expected in Egypt’s northern cities on Saturday, with Alexandria and Marsa Matrouh reaching highs of 26 degrees Celsius and lows of 17, state news agency MENA reported on Friday.

Cairo will see highs of 28 and lows of 20, following a few days of unstable weather.

Temperatures in Upper Egypt's Luxor and Aswan will be at the highs of 32 and 33 degrees respectively, with lows of 16 and 19 respectively in the evening.

The Red Sea resorts of Sharm El-Sheikh and Hurghada will experience highs of 31 and 30 and lows of 21 and 20 respectively.

The touristic Sinai town of Saint Catherine will see highs of 23 and lows of 11.

Navigation is expected to be affected by moderately active wind, especially in the west and in the Gulf of Suez.

The Mediterranean and the Red Sea are expected to see waves reaching 2 to 2.5 metres in height.

The average temperatures in Egypt during October are a high of 29.8 degrees and low of 18.6.

Several short-lived heat waves have hit Egypt this October, reaching highs between 30 and 35 degrees in Cairo.


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