Egypt Independent

Hot, humid weather continues across Egypt on Monday



Meteorologists predict moderately hot and humid weather on Monday during the daytime on Cairo and Lower Egypt, with moderate weather on the northern coasts, and very hot weather on South Sinai and Upper Egypt.

The weather will grow moderate across the country by nightfall, and mild on northern coasts.

Temperatures predicted for the following cities are: 31C in Alexandria, 35C in Cairo, 43C in Qena, Luxor, and Aswan.

Mists are expected during the morning hours on Cairo, Lower Egypt, and the northern coasts.

Maximum and minimum humidity levels are: 45-88 on the northern coasts, 30-78 at Cairo and Lower Egypt, 25-65 in northern Upper Egypt, and 18-50 at southern Upper Egypt.

The Egyptian Meteorological Authority (EMA) said that the country is currently being affected by the Indian summer monsoon, which is typical every summer and makes the country’s weather hotter and more humid.

Winds will be northwestern and moderate across most parts of Egypt. Light rainfall is expected at different parts of the northern coast and southern Upper Egypt.

Waves in the Mediterranean Sea and the Red Sea will be moderate, ranging between 1.5 and two meters in height, with northwestern surface winds over both seas.

Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm