Photos: Alexandria sees moderate rain, decline in temperature



Thu, 22 Dec 2022 - 09:29 GMT


Thu, 22 Dec 2022 - 09:29 GMT

CAIRO – 22 December 2022: Alexandria saw moderate rain in many areas and decline in temperatures last night as the Mediterranean governorate is currently witnessing unstable weather conditions.

Alexandria sanitation authorities have raised preparedness amid weather warning, ordering continuous cleaning of storm drains and spreading the necessary equipment to remove rainwater.

Alexandria Governor Mohamed El-Sherif has suspended classes at public and private schools in the governorate on Thursday due to bad weather.

Photos were handed to Egypt Today by Youm7.


Egypt is expected to see possible rain and windy weather in major areas during this weekend, according to the Egyptian Meteorological Authority (EMA) on Wednesday.

On Thursday, there is a 50 percent chance for moderate rain in northwestern coasts and northern Lower Egypt and 30-40 percent chance for light to moderate rain in northeastern coasts, southern Lower Egypt, south of Red Sea governorate.

Also, Friday rain will extend to Greater Cairo and northern Upper Egypt, the EMA added.

On Friday, chances of light to moderate rain are 40-50 percent in northern coasts and northern Lower Egypt, while southern Lower Egypt can see a 30 percent chance of light rain.

Northern coasts and northern Lower Egypt may only experience light to moderate rain on Saturday, added the EMA.

Areas nationwide will see cool weather during the early morning and at night until Tuesday, the EMA said.

Greater Cairo, Lower Egypt, northern coasts, and northern Upper Egypt will see mild weather this week during day while warm weather will prevail South Sinai and southern Upper Egypt over the coming week.

Average temperatures based on the EMA expectations:

- Cairo and Lower Egypt – Highs: 20 - Lows: 14

- Northern coasts – Highs: 19 – Lows: 13

- South Sinai – Highs: 23 – Lows: 16

- Northern Upper Egypt – Highs: 21 – Lows: 10

- Southern Upper Egypt – Highs: 23 – Lows: 12



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