Flooded Streets

In pics: Heavy rains in Cairo throw normal life out of gear

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 - 03:18 GMT

Egypt was hit on Tuesday by heavy rains that lead to accumulating water on the streets of different governorates.

Sewers 'functioning,' but rainwater surpasses capacity: Sanitation Co.

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 - 11:13 GMT

All storm sewers “work well,” but the traffic crisis that occurred Tuesday night in eastern Cairo resulted from the large amount of rain that fell in such a short period of time, said the Holding Company for Drinking Water and Sanitation.