A state of emergency began Wednesday as Egyptians brace for a thunderstorm and heavy rains Thursday-Saturday.
Schools and universities will be suspended on Thursday due to the bad weather expected.
Heavy rain continued to batter Alexandria and the North Coast for the second day running accompanied by a marked drop in temperature.
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.
The capital city will see cold weather Sunday, recording highs of 17 °C and lows of 12°C.
Egyptian Meteorological Authority (EMA) has warned from unstable weather and heavy rains to hit the country as of Wednesday, and will last until Friday.
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.
The Alexandria Port Authority reopened on Sunday Alexandria and Dekheila ports as weather improved.
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.
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.
The Egyptian Meteorological Authority (EMA) said that Egypt will witness lower temperatures and rainy weather on Wednesday, Feb. 6.
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.
Since these actions have been taken, the Abu Quir community has, reportedly, suffered significantly less challenges and setbacks because of flooding.
At the beginning of the winter season, certain governmental institutions have started preparations to protect agricultural lands and residential communities.
A number of Parliament members called on the government to prepare effectively for the upcoming winter.
Cairo expected to witness thunderstorm and a significant decline in temperature by 4-5 degrees Celsius over the coming days.
Cairo is expected to see a drop in temperature by nine degrees during the coming days.
The toll in deadly rainfall that has devastated parts of Japan with flooding and landslides rose to 141, as hopes faded that further survivors could be found.
The death toll from record downpours in Japan rose to seven with more than 1.6 million people ordered to evacuate on Saturday.
Instability of the weather will continue, with a rise in temperatures on Friday.