Bad Weather

Egypt to see first wave of unstable weather, probable rain this fall, EMA expects

Fri, 14 Oct 2022 - 11:50 GMT

Egypt is anticipating its first wave of unstable weather and probable rainfall during this fall starting Saturday, according to the Egyptian Meteorological Authority (EMA).

Egypt’s Alexandria, Beheira suspend schools Thursday amid forecast thunderstorm

Wed, 23 Mar 2022 - 09:13 GMT

This comes while the Egyptian Meteorological Authority (EMA) forecasts moderate rainfall and thunderstorm on northern coasts and northern Lower Egypt on Thursday.

Egypt's Assiut, Red Sea, Sharm El-Sheikh suspend schools on Sunday over bad weather

Sat, 01 Jan 2022 - 06:59 GMT

Minister of Local Development Mahmoud Shaarawy urged citizens to stay away from trees, billboards, and light poles.

Burullus fishing port closed over bad weather

Fri, 31 Dec 2021 - 11:44 GMT

Kafr el Sheikh Governor Gamal Nour el Din ordered intensifying needed preparations to address the effects of the bad weather.

Wave of bad weather hits Egypt’s cities, schools suspended

Mon, 20 Dec 2021 - 11:08 GMT

Cairo, Giza, Damietta and other governorates authorities decided to suspend study at all schools on Monday due to bad weather wave that hit the country.

Egypt's Health Ministry declares highest level of alert due to weather

Sun, 21 Nov 2021 - 01:18 GMT

Abdel Gaffar added that no accidents from the bad weather have been reported so far.

Egypt’s hospitals on full alert due to bad weather: Spox

Sun, 21 Nov 2021 - 12:32 GMT

In media remarks on Saturday, He added that acting Minister of Health and Population Dr. Khaled Abdel Ghaffar ordered to cancel the vacations for the medical staff in hospitals.

Rainwater inundates tombs in Egypt’s Marsa Matrouh, remains of corpses float up

Sun, 21 Nov 2021 - 12:17 GMT

The cemetery would be restored and the remains will be re-shrouded and re-buried

Sharm, Hurghada ports reopened after weather improved

Thu, 18 Feb 2021 - 08:38 GMT

The Red Sea Ports Authority said maritime activities and navigation in the two ports have resumed

Activities of Egypt’s 1st Opera Book Fair suspended until Nov. 28

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 - 03:39 GMT

The book fair will be opened again to the public on November 28 at 10 a.m., and will extend until the evening of December 1.

Church participates in re-building mosque collapsed due to bad weather

Sat, 14 Mar 2020 - 11:06 GMT

When people started fund raising to rebuild mosque Al-Rahman ahead of the fasting month of Ramadan, the Coptic Orthodox Church announced its assistance to share building it.

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.

1st line movement of Cairo's metro suspended over bad weather

Thu, 12 Mar 2020 - 05:35 GMT

The Egyptian Company for Metro Management and Operation has announced that train movement in 14 stations of the first Metro line was suspended due to bad weather and heavy rains.

Railways movement suspended after 2-train collision due to heavy rains

Thu, 12 Mar 2020 - 05:31 GMT

Egypt's railways movement was suspended due to bad weather, Thursday according to Egyptian National Railways statement.

Child killed, three injured in Qena due to bad weather

Thu, 12 Mar 2020 - 02:11 GMT

A total of 31 trees and 16 electricity towers and a minaret of a mosque have fallen, while 5 houses collapsed in the governorate.

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.

In pics: Tea, vitamins, blankets for Giza Zoo animals to face cold weather

Thu, 26 Dec 2019 - 06:53 GMT

These measures include providing the animals with more processed food, sugar and fodder with high protein value that helps with heating.

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