Egypt Independent

Hot, humid weather with rainfall across Egypt on Sunday



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

The weather will grow milder across most parts of the country at night, with moderate weather on South Sinai and southern Upper Egypt.

Maximum temperatures predicted for the following cities are: 32C in Alexandria, 35C in Cairo, 44C in Qena, 45C in Luxor, and 46C in Aswan.

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

Winds will be northwestern and moderate across most of the country, active on South Sinai and the western regions.

Moderate rainfall is expected on the northwestern coasts, South Sinai and Red Sea mountain range, while light rainfall is anticipated over the northeastern coasts.

Maximum and minimum humidity levels are: 45-80 on the northern coasts, 25-75 at Cairo and Lower Egypt, 22-60 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 1.5 and two meters in height, and waves in the Red Sea will be moderate, ranging between 1.75 and 2.25 meters in height.

Surface winds will be northwestern over both seas.