CAIRO: A six-meter-deep landslide, caused by heavy rainfall, has occurred in Alexandria’s the Borg al-Arab Road, head of the Egyptian General Authority for Roads, Bridges and land Transportation Adel Turk said Saturday.
Workers at the Nile Company for Roads rushed to the landslide areas to fix the road. “No causalities have been caused due to the rainfall,” he told Youm7.
All closed roads due to waterfalls have been opened nationwide; Egypt has been stricken by unstable wave of weather since Wednesday.
The death toll caused by weather-related accidents in Egypt’s coastal governorate of Beheira has risen to 18, Security Directorate in the governorate announced Saturday.
Alexandria, Dakahlia, Damietta and Beheira governorates were affected most after rainwater inundated streets and caused traffic congestion; in some parts, it caused causalities.