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In pics: Large project underway in Luxor to protect residents from torrential rain damages

Tue, 01 Dec 2020 - 02:24 GMT

A new national project is being built to protect residents of mountainous areas in Luxor from the severe damage caused by the winter season.

Egypt's cabinet issues decrees on bad weather, Black Friday, governmental headquarters

Wed, 11 Nov 2020 - 12:07 GMT

In the coming few days, Alexandria and Matrouh governorates will experience heavy rains and fierce winds, the prime minister pointed out.

Light rain expected in Cairo, floods in Sinai, weather to remain warm during day

Sun, 01 Nov 2020 - 01:39 GMT

Rain is expected to fall on Cairo, the North Coast and some Upper Egyptian cities, but the weather is expected to remain warm in the morning and cool in the evening.

Clear drainage system, vacuum trucks brace for rain in south Cairo

Tue, 27 Oct 2020 - 12:06 GMT

Facilities in south Cairo brace for the rain season by maintaining the drainage system and deploying vehicles equipped with pumps and suction hoses at main roads, bridges and tunnels to remove excess water immediately.

In Video: Floods hit Saint Catherine for 2nd time in a week

Mon, 07 Sep 2020 - 05:45 GMT

Floods hit Saint Catherine city for the second time in a week.

Emergency declared as Egyptians brace for floods, water cut-off expected

Wed, 11 Mar 2020 - 02:46 GMT

A state of emergency began Wednesday as Egyptians brace for a thunderstorm and heavy rains Thursday-Saturday.

Schools, universities suspended Thursday due to looming storm

Tue, 10 Mar 2020 - 03:01 GMT

Schools and universities will be suspended on Thursday due to the bad weather expected.

Heavy rain continues to batter Alexandria; navigation in ports unaffected

Wed, 25 Dec 2019 - 09:35 GMT

Heavy rain continued to batter Alexandria and the North Coast for the second day running accompanied by a marked drop in temperature.

Unstable weather hits Egypt until Friday

Tue, 24 Dec 2019 - 10:35 GMT

Egypt’s official forecast authority expected an unstable weather of low temperature and thunder rains to hit the country as of Tuesday, and to last until Friday.

Cairo to witness cold weather, rainfall Sunday

Sat, 14 Dec 2019 - 11:04 GMT

The capital city will see cold weather Sunday, recording highs of 17 °C and lows of 12°C.

Egypt braces for unstable weather as of Wednesday, Gov’t readies for expected floods

Tue, 12 Nov 2019 - 12:36 GMT

Egyptian Meteorological Authority (EMA) has warned from unstable weather and heavy rains to hit the country as of Wednesday, and will last until Friday.

Cairo sees hot weather 1st day of Eid, records 34°C

Wed, 05 Jun 2019 - 07:00 GMT

Meteorological experts said Wednesday, which marks the first day of Eid al-Fitr (the Feast of Breaking the Fast) is expected to witness a hot weather, with Cairo recording highs of 34°C.

Alex, Dekheila ports reopen as weather improves

Sun, 31 Mar 2019 - 09:22 GMT

The Alexandria Port Authority reopened on Sunday Alexandria and Dekheila ports as weather improved.

When the Rains Come

Wed, 27 Mar 2019 - 03:25 GMT

With climate change leading to longer periods of drought followed by floods, cloud seeding can manipulate increased rainfall and help solve the nation’s water shortage concerns.

Decline in temperature and rainfall expected in Cairo

Tue, 26 Feb 2019 - 01:44 GMT

The official weather forecast authority has expected a decline in temperature and rainfall in Cairo on both Thursday and Friday, after the readings went down seven degrees on Tuesday.

Rain, lower temperatures to hit Egypt Wednesday

Tue, 05 Feb 2019 - 11:49 GMT

The Egyptian Meteorological Authority (EMA) said that Egypt will witness lower temperatures and rainy weather on Wednesday, Feb. 6.

Unstable weather to hit Egypt as of Wednesday, rainfall expected

Tue, 25 Dec 2018 - 09:46 GMT

The official Forecast authority warned of a wave of unstable weather to prevail as of Wednesday, accompanied by active wind, rainfall and a remarkable decline in temperature degrees.

Getting ready for a rainy season: Learning from Abu Quir

Fri, 21 Dec 2018 - 01:05 GMT

Since these actions have been taken, the Abu Quir community has, reportedly, suffered significantly less challenges and setbacks because of flooding.

Gov't takes protective measures to avoid heavy rainfall risks

Sat, 08 Dec 2018 - 10:35 GMT

At the beginning of the winter season, certain governmental institutions have started preparations to protect agricultural lands and residential communities.

Parliament members urge government to prepare for floods

Sun, 02 Dec 2018 - 12:56 GMT

A number of Parliament members called on the government to prepare effectively for the upcoming winter.

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