CAIRO: The “relative improvement” in weather conditions in Egypt will remain until the end of August, spokesperson of the Meteorological Agency Wahid Saudi told ON TV Monday.
The temperature has returned to seasonal levels, but will remain “very hot” in Upper Egypt and South Sinai, also until the end of August.
Saudi predicted that no heat waves will occur in September, which is the beginning of the best season in Egypt; the fall. Cairo’s temperature on Monday reaches 33 degrees Celsius.
Over 100 Egyptians died of a scorching heat wave that hit the country in mid-August, and hundreds were admitted into hospitals for heat exhaustion. Temperatures had reached degrees 45 Celsius (114 degrees Fahrenheit) in southern areas.