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Egypt - Society
4/18/2024 10:44:00 AM
Yellow hues of dusty winds are on the horizon mixed with a sizzling dry weather at least on Wednesday after a month of the start of spring, a season that is not the cup of tea for people with breathing problems.

Egypt - Society
12/21/2023 5:56:56 PM
As the winter season officially begins on Friday, accompanied by a slight drop in temperatures nationwide, the Egyptian Meteorological Authority (EMA) advises individuals with sinusitis and chest allergies to wear masks when venturing outside, given the active winds carrying sand and dust.

Egypt - Society
6/13/2023 10:49:24 AM
Despite spring’s retreat, Egypt finds itself bracing for even more sandstorms and rain that will threaten respiratory health and transform driving into a perilous endeavor due to diminished visibility.

Egypt - Society
6/6/2023 9:43:00 PM
Another sandstorm is expected to hit Egypt from Wednesday to Friday with temperatures rising to 36 degrees Celsius in the capital and 45 degrees in the deep south.

Egypt - Urban & Transport
6/2/2023 4:34:21 PM
Navigation in Egypt's Suez Canal was unaffected on Thursday despite the strong winds and sandstorms that hit the country, Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) Osama Rabie said on Friday.

Egypt - Society
6/1/2023 10:26:00 PM
One person was killed and two injured on Thursday after a billboard collapsed on vehicles travelling on the October Bridge in Central Cairo, as strong winds and a sandstorm wreaked havoc in the capital and around the country.

Multimedia - In Pictures
6/1/2023 10:05:06 PM

Egypt - Society
6/1/2023 7:18:00 PM
Strong winds and sandstorms brought down billboards and ripped trees on major streets in the capital on Thursday as the Khamasin spring phenomenon makes itself felt into Friday.

Egypt - Society
5/27/2023 8:11:05 PM
The Egyptian Meteorological Authority (EMA) has cautioned the public to wear masks outdoors and to secure windows in homes as a severe sandstorm hit various parts of the country on Saturday.

World - International
3/22/2023 10:59:45 AM
Air pollution soared in Beijing on Wednesday as the Chinese capital was hit by a huge sandstorm, and dust also shrouded other parts of the country in a sickly orange haze.

COP27 - Climate change
11/11/2022 10:35:10 AM
Battling droughts, sandstorms, floods, wildfires, coastal erosion, cyclones and other weather events exacerbated by climate change, the African continent needs to adapt, but it needs funds to do so, leaders and negotiators from the continent said at the U.N. climate summit.

World - Region
6/13/2022 2:40:50 PM
Iraq temporarily closed Baghdad airport Monday as choking clouds of dust blanketed the capital, the latest crippling sandstorm in a country that has warned climate change poses an "existential threat".

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
5/31/2022 9:38:30 PM
The damage from desertification in Iraq is becoming more widespread, going beyond recurrent sandstorms to making parts of the country unlivable, writes Salah Nasrawi

World - Region
5/24/2022 3:39:06 PM
Militants from the Islamic State group killed 12 civilians and wounded at least six in two separate attacks in Iraq, apparently taking advantage of a sandstorm that sharply reduced visibility across the country, security officials said Tuesday.

World - Region
5/23/2022 10:41:53 AM
Iraq closed airports and public buildings on Monday as another sandstorm -- the ninth since mid-April -- hit the country, authorities said.

Egypt - Society
3/6/2022 7:13:07 PM
The Ministry of Health urged people to not leave their homes except when necessary as strong sandstorms hit parts of northern Egypt on Sunday, reducing air quality and posing health risks.

Egypt - Society
12/19/2021 5:31:57 PM
The Egyptian Ministry of Environment has advised the elderly, respiratory disease patients and children nationwide to stay indoors on Sunday and Monday due to poor air quality.

Egypt - Society
12/18/2021 7:53:08 PM
Dust storms are likely to hit various parts of the country on Sunday, followed by rainfall for three days, the Egyptian Meteorological Authority (EMA) said on Saturday.

Egypt - Society
12/6/2021 9:09:42 PM
Parts of Greater Cairo, Lower Egypt, the northern coast, the Suez Canal cities, and Sinai are expected to see dusty winds that may evolve into sandstorms on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Egypt - Politics
3/27/2021 3:49:01 PM
Rabie said in a press conference that other factors resulted in the vessel running aground, without revealing further details

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