3-day sandstorm to hit Egypt Sunday
View of Cairo streets Jan.8, 2016, after a sandstorm hit the country overnight - Youm/Khaled Kamel

CAIRO: Egypt will see a sandstorm for 72 hours starting from Sunday, a part of an unstable weather wave that will extend to Tuesday, Youm7 reported.

The wave is expected to peak in Cairo on Monday with a slight drop in temperature reaching between 16 C to 17 C degrees during the day. Temperature degrees across the country will be down by three to four degrees, leaving Central Sinai and North Upper Egypt to frost at the night.

While in South Sinai, temperature is expected to fall to 21 C.

Poor visibility will be witnessed on desert routes, and navigational disturbance on boththe Red Sea and Mediterranean, Ahmed Abdel Aal, Youm7 quoted the chairman of the Egyptian Meteorological Authority.


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