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Sisi lauds people, government’s spirit in dealing with bad weather

Fri, 13 Mar 2020 - 04:25 GMT

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Friday said the Egyptian government and people have had firm determination in dealing with the recent wave of extremely hard weather disturbances, praising their “strong capability.”

Gov't halts classes at schools, universities Saturday amid bad weather

Fri, 13 Mar 2020 - 04:16 GMT

Egyptian Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli on Friday ordered suspending classes at universities and schools nationwide, to facilitate the efforts to face the wave of bad weather and torrential rain Egypt has suffered since late on Wednesday.

PM praises state workers' efforts to deal with bad weather

Fri, 13 Mar 2020 - 03:59 GMT

Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli on Friday praised the great efforts exerted by all workers at different state bodies to deal with the wave of bad weather the hit large parts of the country.

Pics: Egypt's Red Crescent aids Helwan dwellers as houses collapsed, 7 died

Fri, 13 Mar 2020 - 01:13 GMT

Egyptian Minister of Social Solidarity Nevin al-Qabbaj directed the emergency teams of the Egyptian Red Crescent to provide assistance to dwellers of an area in Helwan, near Cairo, as seven people died when their houses collapsed due to bad weather.

Egypt’s PM urges citizens to stay away from lamp posts amid heavy rain

Thu, 12 Mar 2020 - 03:57 GMT

Egyptian Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli urged pedestrians, especially children, to stay away from lamp posts to avoid electric shock, as the Egyptian capital and governorates have been hit by torrential rain especially since Thursday morning.

Housing min. supervises work to remove heavy rain water in New Cairo

Thu, 12 Mar 2020 - 03:34 GMT

Cabinet’s media advisor Hany Younes published photos on Facebook showing Housing Minister Assem Al-Gazzar in one of the streets in New Cairo in the Egyptian capital, while supervising sanitation work to face the impact of torrential rain that started earl

Rain protection projects in Taba worth LE200M

Sat, 08 Dec 2018 - 11:30 GMT

The second phase of Taba protection projects against heavy rain will kick off at the beginning of 2019 at a budget surpassing LE200 million.

Qatari critic attacks regime over floods

Mon, 22 Oct 2018 - 03:59 GMT

Twitter users are questioning how Qatar will organize World Cup 2022.

Heavy rain, floods expected in Red Sea governorate

Sun, 27 May 2018 - 01:03 GMT

The Egyptian Meteorological Authority (EMA) raised concerns about expected heavy rain on the Red Sea governorate that may amount to floods.

Death toll from worst Vietnam floods in years rises to 54

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 - 11:00 GMT

At least 54 people died and 39 went missing as destructive floods battered northern and central Vietnam this week, Vietnamese officials said on Friday.

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