Nile Floods

Sisi extends Egypt’s condolences to Burhan over Sudan’s flood victims

Fri, 27 Aug 2021 - 08:39 GMT

Sisi extended the Egyptian government and people’s condolences to Sudan and the families of the victims of the floods that swept a number of Sudanese states, the Egyptian Presidential spokesman Bassam Radi said.

Nile River flood in Egypt higher than average this year: Irrigation ministry spox

Thu, 26 Aug 2021 - 09:25 GMT

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.

Egypt studies Nile flood scenarios as water level in High Dam lake expected to rise in August: minister

Wed, 28 Jul 2021 - 12:15 GMT

Egypt’s Irrigation and Water Resources Minister Mohamed Abdel Ati said the ministry is monitoring the rate of rainfall on the River Nile sources and the quantity of water reaching the Aswan High Dam lake and is studying the different scenarios of floods.

Egyptian authorities remove over 281K illegal structures around Nile River amid high flood warnings

Fri, 16 Oct 2020 - 11:07 GMT

As many as 281,832 building violations around the Nile River have been removed, a report submitted to the minister of water resources said, after warnings of a higher-than-average annual Nile floods currently taking place.

Egyptian minister urges removing building violations on Nile waterways as higher flood expected

Thu, 17 Sep 2020 - 11:23 GMT

The violations obstruct the water network’s capability to contain excess water during annual Nile floods.