Egypt’s heat wave, sandstorm to continue on Saturday
In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Syrian cars drive on a highway, as a sandstorm shrouds Damascus, Syria, Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015. The unseasonal sandstorm hit Lebanon and Syria, reducing visibility and sending dozens to hospitals with breathing difficulties because of the fine dust. (SANA via AP)

CAIRO: An unstable and hot weather, accompanied by sandstorm and rainfall is expected to continue in Egypt on Saturday, Youm7 quoted forecasters.

On Friday night, many governorates were hit by heavy dusty winds and thunder rains amid a heat wave hitting the country this week.

Experts predicted the hot weather to continue in most areas on Saturday, except for the northern west coasts.

Cairo is expected to see 39 C during the day and 18 C at night on Saturday, while in the Mediterranean cities of Alexandria and Marsa Matrouh, the temperatures during the day will be 25 C and 24 C at night.

While in Upper Egypt, where the temperature is usually higher than the rest of the country, Luxor, Aswan, Abu Simbel, Sohag and Assiut, will see 42 C during the day.

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