Undersecretary for the Remote Sensing Department at the Egyptian Meteorological Authority (EMA) Iman Shaker said on Monday that temperatures in Egypt are predicted to fall starting Friday, May 22, decreasing to 38C in Cairo.
Temperatures will decrease again on May 23, Shaker added, falling to 31C, and returning to normal levels shortly after.
Shaker also noted that thunderstorms and heavy rains fell on several parts of the country on Sunday, and that rains are expected to continue to fall through May 21 in Upper Egypt, the Red Sea Mountains and South Sinai.
Winds and dust storms may also continue to be present until May 21 in several parts of the country, Shaker added.
Cairo may experience light rains on May 18, but the chance of rain in the coming days is low.
Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm