Hot weather, humidity expected in Cairo, Nile Delta on Thursday

Ahram Online , Wednesday 3 Jul 2019

Try to avoid prolonged exposure to the sun and drink lots of liquids throughout the day

A boat transports people along the river Nile in Cairo, Egypt July 2, 2019. (Reuters)
A boat transports people along the river Nile in Cairo, Egypt July 2, 2019. (Reuters)

Moderate weather is expected along Egypt's northern coast over the next few days, but heat and humidity will reign in Cairo, the Nile Delta and northern Upper Egypt, according to Egypt's Meteorological Authority (EMA).

Higher temperatures are expected in southern Upper Egypt during the day time and moderate temperatures are forecast during the evening.

The Thursday forecast is as follows: 

Highs in the capital Cairo and cities in the Nile Delta are forecast at 37 degrees Celsius on Thursday, while lows are predicted at 25.

The Red Sea resort cities of Sharm El-Sheikh and Hurghada will see highs of 37-39, with lows of 29.

Temperatures in cities on the Mediterranean, including Alexandria, is predicted to be much milder, with highs averaging 29-31 degrees and lows 23-25.

The northern part of Upper Egypt — which includes the governorates of Minya, Fayoum and Beni Suef — will see highs of 37-38 degrees on Thursday, while lows will average 25-28.

The southern part of Upper Egypt, where the ancient cities of Luxor and Aswan are located, will see highs of 42 degrees and lows of 27 and 28.

Try to avoid prolonged exposure to the sun and drink lots of liquids throughout the day.

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