Egypt Independent

Very hot weather for Egypt on Wednesday

Meteorologists predict very hot weather on Wednesday during the daytime on Greater Cairo, Lower Egypt, and Upper Egypt, with moderate temperatures on the northern coasts.

By nightfall the weather will grow moderately cold on Greater Cairo, Lower Egypt, cold on the northern coasts, and mild on Upper Egypt.

Temperatures predicted for the following cities are: 29C in Alexandria, 37C in Cairo, 39C in Qena, and 40C in Luxor and Aswan.

Light rainfall is predicted over some parts of Upper Egypt, with possible thunder.

Mist will affect visibility during the morning time in Greater Cairo, Lower Egypt, and northern coasts.

Winds will be mostly northwestern and moderate across most of the country, active sometimes on southern Upper Egypt.

Waves in the Mediterranean Sea will be low to moderate, ranging between one and 1.5 meters in height, with southeastern to northeastern surface winds, while waves in the Red Sea will be moderate, ranging between two and 2.5 meters in height with northwestern surface winds.

Experts note that the northern parts of the country are being affected by a high-pressure area, centered on eastern the Mediterranean Sea, with the southern parts of the country affected by an extension of the Sudan low-pressure area.

The Egyptian Meteorological Authority (EMA) warned on Monday that the weather for the next 72 hours will be very hot on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

Unstable weather is predicted for Thursday, with very hot temperatures on Cairo, South Sinai, the Red Sea mountains, and Upper Egypt, hot weather on Lower Egypt and moderate weather on the northern coasts and central Sinai.

Light to medium rains are expected on the Red Sea mountains, with some thunder.

Moderate and sometimes active winds will disrupt maritime navigation in the Gulf of Suez.

North of Upper Egypt will see light to medium rains in some areas with possible thunderstorms and occasionally active, moderate winds.

Medium rains are expected for some areas of Upper Egypt, with moderate winds and possible thunder.

Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm