The EMA also expects on Thursday mild to moderate rainfall on southern Lower Egypt, which may extend to Greater Cairo and the Canal cities.
Egypt expected to witness a sudden drop in temperature, rainfall as air depression hits the country, Wednesday.
The EMA expects cold weather during daytime in Greater Cairo, Lower Egypt, the northern coasts, and northern Upper Egypt.
The city also saw heavy rainfall and rain inundated some streets. The cities of Safaga also saw heavy rainfall on most of the areas.
The Egyptian Meteorological Authority (EMA) expects moderate to heavy rainfall on Friday, accompanied sometimes with snowfall, on Greater Cairo, the northern coasts, Lower Egypt, the canal cities, and northern Upper Egypt.
Weather continues to decline Tuesday, Cairo records 10 degrees at night
Abdel Gaffar added that no accidents from the bad weather have been reported so far.
Cairo and Alexandria governors announced suspending schools on Sunday due to bad weather and expected increase in rainfall.
Cairo, Giza, Qalyubia, and many northern governorates witnessed mild to moderate rainfall on Saturday with the Greater Cairo authorities removing excess water from streets.
Egypt’s Irrigation Minister Mohamed Abdel Ati said the rainfall on Nile streams is still higher than average as he chaired a period meeting of the Permanent Committee for Regulating the River Nile Revenue.
The Irrigation Ministry’s committee concerned with monitoring the Nile flood periodically affirms that the floods this year are above average, ministry spokesman Mohamed Ghanem said on Wednesday.
Eman El-Sayed, head of the ministry’s planning sector, told DMC that the River Nile has been affected by this rise in rainfall.
Egyptian Meteorological Authority (EMA) warned of unstable weather that will start on Wednesday and last until Friday.
Chances of rainfall rise over the coming five days on intermittent areas in Egypt.
Egypt is expected to witness unstable weather conditions as of Sunday, lasting until Wednesday, with rainfall chances and temperature degrees rising and declining consecutively.
Governors of each of Cairo, Giza and Qalyubia all announced suspending classes at schools on Thursday over predictions of an unstable wave and rainfall.
News about unstable weather hitting the country this week has worried many Egyptians on social media, as it reminded them of a wave of bad weather that killed 20 people in March 2020.
According to EMA, Cairo will not witness rainfall.
Egypt will continue witnessing increase in temperature degrees over the coming 72 hours until Tuesday.
Meteorological experts expected a decline in temperature on Tuesday by 5°C, escorted by slight rainfall and active wind.