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 moderately hot weather on the northeastern coasts, moderate weather on the northwestern coasts and very hot weather at Upper Egypt.

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

Temperatures predicted for the following cities are: 32C in Alexandria, 36C in Cairo, 43C in Qena and Luxor, and 44C in Aswan.

Mists are expected during the morning hours on Cairo, Lower Egypt, and the northern coasts, while light to medium rainfall is predicted at southern Upper Egypt.

Maximum and minimum humidity levels are: 45-88 on the northern coasts, 35-80 at Cairo and Lower Egypt, 25-65 in northern Upper Egypt, and 18-40 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 of Egypt, active sometimes on northeastern coasts and Upper Egypt.

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

Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm