Temperatures hit 37 degrees in Cairo Thursday as heatwave persists

Ahram Online , Wednesday 1 May 2019

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Hot weather in Egypt (Reuters)

Egypt’s current rolling heat wave is expected to last until Thursday, with temperatures scaling a high of 37 degrees Celsius in the capital Cairo.

The popular Red Sea resort cities of Sharm El-Sheikh and Hurghada are expected to see highs of 38 degrees and lows of 28 on Thursday, the Egyptian Meteorological Authority said on its official website.

The country’s south, usually its warmest area, will see highs of 41-42 degrees and lows of 25-26.

The weather is forecast to be rather cooler in cities on the Mediterranean, with highs averaging 26-27 degrees and lows of 18-19.

Temperatures will significantly fall in Cairo on Friday and Saturday, recording a high of 29 and 30 respectively.

The mercury will also be milder in the Red Sea cities across the two days, where it will drop to 32 and 30 on both days respectively.

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