Thu, 08 Apr 2021 - 10:29 GMT
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