Weather temperatures to stabilize across Egypt Friday

The Egyptian Meteorological Authority expects weather temperatures to stabilize in most parts, warning of high humidity, which increases the heat  by up to 4C.

On Friday, hot and humid weather is expected to prevail during the day on Greater Cairo, Lower Egypt and the northern coasts, very hot and humid weather on South Sinai and the south of the country.

Low and medium level clouds are expected on southern Upper Egypt, the Red Sea and South Sinai.

Meteorologists warned against the formation of mist in the early morning until 6 am on agricultural and highway roads close to water channels leading to and from Greater Cairo, Lower Egypt, the northern coasts and the cities of the Suez Canal.

Meteorologists called on motorists and road travelers to be careful, drive calmly, and adhere to the specified speeds while driving, due to mist.

Active wind is expected in areas of Greater Cairo, Lower Egypt, the northwest coasts, South Sinai, and the south of the country at intermittent periods.

Meteorologists advised not to be exposed to direct sunlight, to wear head coverings on streets, to drink cold drinks and to wear cotton clothes.

Humidity rates:

Northern coasts 91 percent

Delta 80 percent

Cairo 80 percent

Upper Egypt 15 percent

Waves in the Mediterranean Sea are expected to be moderate, ranging in height between one and one and a half meters, with northwesterly surface winds.

Waves in the Red Sea are expected to be moderate ranging in height between one and one and a half meters, with north to northeasterly surface winds.

Maximum temperatures predicted on Friday:

Cairo 36C

Giza 36C

Matrouh 29C

Alamein 28C

Alexandria 28C

Luxor 40C

Aswan 42C

Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm

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