Egypt sees coldest day in winter Wednesday; temperature drops to 6°C in Cairo



Wed, 26 Jan 2022 - 12:47 GMT


Wed, 26 Jan 2022 - 12:47 GMT

Wednesday sees coldest weather in winter - Photo in Alexandria

Wednesday sees coldest weather in winter - Photo in Alexandria

CAIRO – 26 January 2022: Egypt is witnessing a sharp drop in temperatures, as a very cold weather prevails across the country, accompanied by rains of varied intensity.


Wednesday sees the coldest weather in this winter season so far, where wind activity increases the sense of cold.  




Snow falls on the Catherine Heights and the Red Sea Mountains, and very cold weather prevails throughout, and the feeling of cold weather increases due to wind activity that reaches 45 km/h.


The temperatures drop dramatically, as the lowest in Cairo today drops to 6 °C, the lowest temperatures in northern Upper Egypt reach 3°C, and St. Catherine records for the first time 3°C below zero.




A state of unstable weather conditions is witnessed Wednesday, with medium to heavy rainfall, sometimes thunderstorms, that may be accompanied by hailstones on the northern coastal governorates of Salloum, Matrouh, Alexandria, Beheira, Kafr El-Sheikh, Dakahlia, Damietta, Port Said and Arish.


Light to medium rain expected on the south of Lower Egypt, on the western, Menoufia and Sharqia, and light rain.


As for the temperatures on Wednesday:


Cairo sees highs of 12°C  and lows of  06°C


Alexandria sees highs of 13°C and lows of  09°C


Matrouh sees highs of 12°C and lows of  07°C


Sohag sees highs of 15°C and lows of   04°C


Qena sees highs of 18°C  and lows of  05°C


Aswan sees highs of 18°C and lows of  07°C



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