Suspended dust in air - file
CAIRO - 25 April 2022: A number of social media users circulated pictures of lumps of duts suspended in the air, currently moving to different parts of the country.
Dr. Mahmoud Shaheen, the Director of Weather Forecasting and Early Warning Department at the General Authority of Meteorology, revealed that there is wind activity and thunderstorms, coming from the Arabian Peninsula, advising citizens to keep windows closed.
Shaheen added that with the directions of the northeastern winds, this dust moves through areas of the Arab Republic of Egypt, especially in Sinai, and advances to some separate areas of the country. However, he ensured there is no need to concern as it is not noticeably influential.
Several separate areas in the country are witnessing suspended dust covering skies in the country, with the presence of wind activity, especially in open areas.
The Meteorological Authority advises citizens to be careful due to dust suspended in the air, especially those with chest diseases, and not to be present in open areas, as well as to close windows.
Monday witnesses hot weather in Greater Cairo and Lower Egypt, South Sinai and northern Upper Egypt, moderate on the northern coasts, very hot in southern Upper Egypt, cold in the north of the country until Greater Cairo and northern Upper Egypt, moderate on southern Sinai and southern Upper Egypt.
As for the temperatures on Monday:
Cairo: highs of 31 degrees and lows of 17 degrees
Alexandria: highs of 25 degrees and lows of 16 degrees
Matrouh: highs of 23 degrees and lows of 14 degrees
Sohag: highs of 34 degrees and lows of 17 degrees
Qena: highs of 35 degrees and lows of 19 degrees
Aswan: highs of 37 degrees and lows of 21 degrees
Saint Catherine: highs of 27 degrees and lows of 09 degrees