Egyptian citizens covering their faces from sun (Photo: Reuters)
The Egyptian Meteorological Authority (EMA) forecast on Tuesday a steady rise in temperature nationwide during the first week of the Islamic fasting month of Ramadan, which started today.
The Egyptian capital, Cairo, is expected to witness highs of 24 degrees Celcius today, according to the EMA.
From Tuesday to Thursday, northern parts of the country, including Greater Cairo, will witness warm weather during the daytime, with highs ranging from 25 to 30 degrees Celcius.
The EMA forecast that the southern parts of the country will also witness hot weather during the daytime, with highs ranging from 34 to 36 degrees celcius, and mild weather during the night, with lows ranging from 15 to 20 degrees Celcius.
From Friday to Sunday, the northern parts of the country will witness hot weather, with highs ranging from 31 to 37 degrees Celcius.
In the southern parts, very hot weather will prevail during the day, with highs ranging from 37 to 40 Celcius.
During the night, the EMA expects mild weather, with lows ranging from 15 to 20 Celcius.
In its statement on Tuesday, the EMA, however, warned citizens against the rapidly changing weather of Spring, expecting a decline in temperature to take place again after the beginning of the next week.