Egypt Independent

EMA: Moderate temperatures for start of Eid al-Adha in Cairo



The Egyptian Meteorological Authority (EMA) predicts moderate weather on Friday over Egypt’s northern coasts, with hotter temperatures over Lower Egypt, Cairo and the northern parts of Upper Egypt.

Extreme hot weather anticipated in southern parts of Upper Egypt during the day, and milder at night.

Meteorologists warn of early morning mist, which is expected to hinder visibility on Egypt’s northern areas.

Low and medium level clouds are predicted above the northern coasts, accompanied by rain along the northwest coasts and Halayeb Triangle.

Winds are expected to be mostly northwesterly and moderate in strength across Egypt’s southern areas and South Sinai. They will be active over the Gulf of Suez and Red Sea, disrupting maritime navigation.

Waves in the Mediterranean Sea will be moderate and range between 1 to 1.5 meters in height, with rougher waves in the Red Sea ranging between 2.5 to 3 meters in height. Surface winds will be northwesterly in both seas.

Maximum temperatures on Friday will be as follows, Cairo: 34C, Alexandria: 29C, Sharm al-Sheikh: 36C, Hurghada: 36C, Qena: 39C, Luxor: 40C, Aswan: 41C.

Edited Translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm