CAIRO: A wave of unstable weather to hit Egypt for a week starting Friday, with low temperatures expected along with heavy showers, announced Egypt’s Meteorological Authority (EMA) Wednesday.
The authority said the wave to begin on Friday over the western part of the country, while Cairo, Sinai, coastal cities and Upper Egypt will witness the wave beginning on Saturday.
This cold weather is expected to peak from Saturday night and until Sunday night. A relative temporary improvement to be felt on Tuesday Dec.15, then the wave re-starts again on Dec.16.
EMA listed expected temperature degrees across the country as follows: North coastal cities and North Sinai will see between 17 C and 18 C during the day, Cairo 18-19 C, North Upper Egypt governorates from 19-20 C, South Upper Egypt governorates from 21-22 C and South Sinai governorates from 22-24 C.
Furthermore, the authority urged governorates, especially Alexandria, Marsa Matrouh, North and South Sinai to take necessary measures to limit the effects of the bad weather, and not to see a flooding crisis similar to that witnessed across the country in October.