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Egyptian Meteorological Authority expects heat wave to continue until Wednesday

Meteorologists in Egypt expect the current heatwave to continue throughout the country until Wednesday.

The Egyptian Meteorological Authority (EMA) explained that the increase in humidity, which ranges from 70 percent to 85 percent, will increase the heatwave’s severity.

Visibility will also decrease in the morning due to mists north of the country.

The EMA advised citizens not to be directly exposed to the sunlight, especially during peak hours.

It also advised to wear loose cotton clothes, keep well-hydrated, avoid sitting in poorly ventilated places, and to follow the weather forecast issued on a daily basis.

Very hot, humid weather prevails on Saturday in Greater Cairo, Lower Egypt, South Sinai and the southern parts of the country, while hot, humid weather prevails on the northern coasts.

Temperatures are expected to reach 37C in the delta regions, and 37C in Cairo, and in the governorates of Minya, Beni Suef, Fayoum and Assiut, it is expected to reach 40C, and the temperatures in the southern governorates of the country are expected to register 44C.

Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm

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