File photo: View of the Nile and 6 October bridge after heavy rainfall in Cairo, Egypt
Temperatures are expected to plummet sharply in some parts of Egypt, with light to medium rainfall expected in some areas as of Tuesday, ending a three-day heatwave.
From Tuesday to Sunday, modest weather is expected across the north coast during the daytime, with highs ranging from 22 to 26 degrees Celsius; and hot weather in Greater Cairo and the Nile Delta, with highs ranging from 29 to 32 degrees.
However, temperatures are expected to soar in southern Upper Egypt and South Sinai, with highs ranging from 36 to 42 degrees.
The weather is expected to cool off during the night-time in the northern part of the country and Greater Cairo, with lows ranging from 15 and 17 degrees, stated the country's Meteorological Authority (EMA).
Temperatures in Upper south and South Sinai are expected to abate during the night-time, with lows 22 of 26 degrees, leading to mild weather, according to the EMA.
Egypt witnessed a gradual rise in temperatures nationwide starting Saturday, with a peak hitting 41 degrees on Monday.
On Tuesday, a 30 percent chance of light rainfall is forecast in the western areas, and mild rainfall is expected in Upper Egypt, South Sinai, and the Red Sea Mountains. Active winds are expected in northern Upper Egypt as well.
A 30 percent chance of moderate rainfall is expected intermittently in some areas of South Sinai, the Red Sea Mountains and the southern part of the country on Wednesday and Thursday.
According to the EMA, active winds are expected in Greater Cairo, Nile Delta, north coast, south Sinai, and the southern part of Upper Egypt in the following three days.