Egypt Independent

Hot, humid weather across Egypt on Sunday



Meteorologists predict moderately hot and humid weather on Sunday during the daytime on Cairo and Lower Egypt, with moderate weather on the northern coasts, hot weather on northern Upper Egypt and South Sinai, and very hot weather on southern Upper Egypt.

By nightfall the weather will grow mild across most parts of the country, and moderate on South Sinai and southern Upper Egypt.

Temperatures predicted for the following cities are: 32C in Alexandria, 35C in Cairo, 39C in Qena, 40C in Luxor and Aswan.

Mists are expected during the morning hours on Cairo, Lower Egypt, and the northern coasts.

Winds will be northwestern and moderate across most parts of Egypt, occasionally active on South Sinai, disrupting maritime navigation in the Gulf of Suez.

Maximum and minimum humidity levels are: 45-88 on the northern coasts, 30-80 at Cairo and Lower Egypt, 22-42 in northern Upper Egypt, and 14-30 at southern Upper Egypt.

The Egyptian Meteorological Authority (EMA) said that the country is currently being affected by the Indian summer monsoon, which is typical every summer and makes the country’s weather hotter and more humid.

Waves in the Mediterranean Sea will be low to moderate, ranging between one and 1.5 meters in height, while waves in the Red Sea will be moderate and ranging between 1.5 and two meters in height.

Surface winds with be northwestern on both seas.

Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm