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Egypt to see lower temperatures, rainfall over the weekend

Ahram Online, Wednesday 21 Nov 2018
File photo: Cars drive on Qasr El-Nile bridge after heavy rainfall in Cairo, Egypt (Al-Ahram)

Egypt's Meteorological Authority (EMA) has said that the country will witness lower temperatures and rainfall from Thursday till Sunday, state-owned MENA news agency said on Wednesday.

Moderate rainfall is expected starting with the north of the country and extending to Cairo and the south.

On Friday and Saturday, heavy rainfall is expected along the northern coast, the Nile Delta, Cairo and Upper Egypt.

Several areas in Sinai will be hit with floods, and overall temperatures nationwide will drop by 4 to 5 degrees to reach an average of 20-22 degrees.

The weather throughout the weekend will disrupt navigation in the Mediterranean and the Red Sea.

The EMA has asked officials to take the necessary measures to deal with the rainfall over the upcoming days.

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