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Temperatures to reach 40 degrees in Cairo on Sunday

Ahram Online , Saturday 9 Jun 2018
File photo: File Photo: 'Summer-like' weather will be experienced by Egyptians (Photo: Reuters)

The Egyptian Meteorological Authority has said the country will see “extremely hot weather” on Sunday, as the Islamic fasting month of Ramadan enters its final week.

Temperatures in Cairo will reach highs of 40 degrees Celsius and lows of 25 on Sunday, while Alexandria will experience highs of 30 and lows of 25.

Meteorologists also forecasted morning fog that might affect visibility on several roads, especially in the areas in the north, Cairo, and the Nile Delta.

Moderate to restless waves between 2 and 2.5 metres high are expected in both the Mediterranean and the Red Sea on Sunday.

South Sinai’s tourist resort of Sharm El-Sheikh will experience highs of 39 and lows of 30.

Upper Egypt’s ancient cities of Luxor and Aswan will experience a forecast of 44 and 45 degees respectively in the morning and 30 and 31 at night.

On Saturday, Egypt experienced warm weather as part of a heat wave that started on Thursday.  

Ramadan will end on Thursday, to be followed by Eid Al-Fitr.


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