Rainy, unstable start for 2020’s weather in Egypt


Thu, 02 Jan 2020 - 09:30 GMT

Meteorological Authority workers in Alexandria- Press photo

Meteorological Authority workers in Alexandria- Press photo

CAIRO – 2 January 2020: Egypt’s Meteorological Authority expects the weather to be unstable during the coming days, with a severe drop in temperatures across the country.

Low and medium clouds are expected to multiply in the north of the country, accompanied by heavy rain on the northern coasts, and areas near the sea, as the southwestern winds turn to the north.

Regarding the Mediterranean Sea wave’s length, it will be moderate to turbulent, and its height ranges between 2 and 2.5 meters. The Red Sea waves will also be moderate, and its height will range between 1.5 and 2 meters.

Alexandria has witnessed heavy rains since Wednesday morning, which is expected to last for two more days until Friday. The governorate’s authorities announced that they have taken all the necessary procedures to overcome the bad weather and rains.

On December 31, the Meteorological Authority advised citizens to wear heavy clothes during the New Year's Eve celebrations, given that the coming 48 hours will witness a huge drop in temperature.

Expected temperatures Thursday come as follows:
Cairo: Highs of 15°C and lows of 9°C

Alexandria: Highs of 15°C and lows of 12°C

Matrouh: Highs of 16°C and lows of 9°C

Sohag: Highs of 17°C and lows of 6°C

Qena: Highs of 18°C and lows of 6°C

Aswan: Highs of 21°C and lows of 8°C

Saint Catherine: Highs of 11°C and lows of 1°C



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