Residents of central Egypt, its coastal cities, and the Nile Delta region should expect a fair amount of rain coupled with strong winds this weekend, according to the Egyptian Meteorological Association (EMA).
A heavy downpour will cover cities along the Mediterranean on Friday and Saturday, including Alexandria, Matrouh, Salloum, Port Said, Al Arish, and Damietta.
The Nile Delta region will witness moderate to heavy rains across Kafr El Sheikh, Beheira, Dakahlia, Gharbia, Sharkia and Menoufia governorates.
Moderate rain is expected in the canal cities and those lying south of the Red Sea Mountains, including Halayeb, Shalateen, and Ras Banas.
Fayoum, Beni Suef, and Minya will get some light rain on Friday.
The EMA asked residents of these cities to take all necessary precautions in the case of severe flooding after the rain.
High temperatures on Friday:
Sharm el-Sheikh: 28C
High temperatures on Saturday:
Sharm el-Sheikh: 25C
Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm