Egypt is facing increasing humidity this week as the country has been suffering from a scorching heatwave that led to power outages across the nation.
The Egyptian Meteorological Authority (EMA) expects the scorching heatwave and humidity to continue across Egypt next week, with temperatures expected to reach highs of 40 degrees Celsius in many areas.
The Egyptian Meteorological Authority (EMA) expects temperatures in Cairo and South Sinai to hit highs of 40 degrees over the coming week.
Hot weather has continued across all areas nationwide during daytime. However, the Egyptian Meteorological Authority (EMA) expects temperatures to decline slightly and gradually starting Friday.
The EMA advices people to take many cold drinks and wear loose and light-colored clothes as well as sun protection hats.
Temperatures, however, are expected to decline significantly on Saturday and Sunday, the EMA said.
The Egyptian Meteorological Authority (EMA) says extremely hot weather continues on Thursday, which marks the sixth day of the holy fasting month of Ramadan, but temperatures will drop starting Friday.
Egypt is expected to see a steep rise in temperature nationwide until Wednesday, 6 April, which marks the Muslim’s holy fasting month of Ramadan.
The Egyptian Meteorological Authority revealed that the latest satellite images indicate very hot weather in most parts during the coming days, where Cairo is expected to record temperatures approaching the 40-degrees Celsius.
Egypt is expected to witness a slight rise in temperature on Thursday as hot weather prevails over Greater Cairo, Lower Egypt, South Sinai and northern Upper Egypt.
The hot spell has reached its peak on Tuesday and Wednesday
Temperature degrees will rise as of Wednesday across Egypt, with expectations that the hot wave will last until the end of this week.
Temperature will continue to rise on Sunday, where a hot weather to prevail in Cairo recording highs of 42°C and Lower Egypt accompanied by active wind.
Day and night temperature in Cairo would be respectively at 40 degrees and 25 degrees, according to experts.
Meteorological experts expected a hot weather in Cairo and Northern Upper Egypt on Sunday, with the temperature reaching highs of 35°C.
A 15-year old boy drowned in a small canal in Giza after he tried to find refuge from the heat hitting Egypt Wednesday.