Egypt sees sharp decline in temperature after week-long heat wave

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Thu, 08 Apr 2021 - 10:29 GMT

Weather view in Egypt - FILE

Weather view in Egypt - FILE

CAIRO – 8 April 2021: Egypt’s Meteorological Authority (EMA) has warned citizens of a sharp decline in temperature as of Friday, after the country has witnessed a week-long heat wave.

 

The temperature is expected to decrease by six degrees Celsius.

 

The authority revealed that satellite images indicate a cold air current erupting across Europe and reaching regions of North Africa at the end of the week.

 

The country has seen a remarkable rise in temperature this week hitting 40 degrees Celsius. But a decline in temperatures is expected in the north of Upper Egypt, while a moderate weather will prevail in Cairo, and a hot weather will be felt in the south during the day.

 

Wednesday has seen the peak of the heat wave, and Thursday witnessed a slight decline in temperature.

 

For Thursday tempertaure degrees:

 

Cairo records highs of 28 °C and lows of 15 °C

Alexandria records highs of 22 °C and lows of 15 °C

Luxor records highs of 21 °C and lows of 14 °C

Sohag records highs of 33 °C and lows of 21 °C

Aswan records highs of 34 °C and lows of 22 °C

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