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PHOTO GALLERY: Nile flooding causes high turbidity




A view of the turbid waters of the Nile, which is caused by silt from the flooding of the river, in Cairo 23 March 2014 (Photo: Bassam Al-Zoghby)

A view of the turbid waters of the Nile, which is caused by silt from the flooding of the river, in Cairo 23 March 2014 (Photo: Bassam Al-Zoghby)

A view of the turbid waters of the Nile, which is caused by silt from the flooding of the river, in Cairo 23 March 2014 (Photo: Bassam Al-Zoghby)

A view of the turbid waters of the Nile, which is caused by silt from the flooding of the river, in Cairo 23 March 2014 (Photo: Bassam Al-Zoghby)

A view of the turbid waters of the Nile, which is caused by silt from the flooding of the river, in Cairo 23 March 2014 (Photo: Bassam Al-Zoghby)

A view of the turbid waters of the Nile, which is caused by silt from the flooding of the river, in Cairo 21 March 2014 (Photo: Reuters)

Boats cruise in the river Nile in Cairo 23 March 2014 (Photo: Reuters)

Boats cruise in the river Nile in Cairo March 23, 2014 (Photo: Reuters)

Passengers take a cruise along the river Nile in Cairo 23 March 2014 (Photo: Reuters)
The Nile river's unusual turbidity after flooding last week saw the river turn from blue to yellow. The Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation, Mohamed Abdel-Moteleb, confirmed that laboratory research has confirmed that the water quality has not been affected and there is no threat to public health.