Greater Cairo

Egypt’s heat wave slightly breaks during Eid al Adha

Mon, 17 Jun 2024 - 12:05 GMT

Egypt’s General Authority of Meteorology monitored a slight drop in temperatures, with values ​​ranging from 3 to 2 degrees in the north of the country to Greater Cairo and northern Upper Egypt, after a severe heat wave hit the country during the previous days.

Heat and dust sweep Greater Cairo: Tips to beat the weather

Fri, 10 May 2024 - 10:28 GMT

Brace yourselves for scorching temperatures and dusty winds across northern Egypt, including Cairo, on Friday. However, relief is on the horizon with more pleasant weather in the days to come.

Enjoy pleasant spring weather in Cairo, northern Egypt as heatwave dissipates

Fri, 26 Apr 2024 - 09:54 GMT

Today in Cairo, the thermometer has settled at a comfortable 22 degrees Celsius, with highs expected to reach 29 during the day, according to the Egyptian Meteorological Authority (EMA).

President Sisi Inspects Roads Development in Greater Cairo

Fri, 08 Dec 2023 - 09:58 GMT

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al Sisi inspected on Friday the construction work to develop a number of roads and axes in Greater Cairo.

President Sisi Inspects roads, axes in Greater Cairo

Fri, 17 Nov 2023 - 10:11 GMT

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi made an inspection tour of a number of roads and axes in Greater Cairo, in the Nile Corniche area and Brigadier General Ibrahim El-Rifai Bridge.

Greater Cairo's BRT costs LE9.5B, to consist of 100 buses

Wed, 08 Nov 2023 - 11:49 GMT

Chairman of the National Authority for Roads Hossam El Din Mostafa told press that the cost of the two phases of the bus-rapid-transit (BRT) being implemented in Greater Cairo had amounted to LE9.5 billion.

People with respiratory problems advised to stay indoors as dust storm expected across Egypt

Sat, 27 May 2023 - 10:50 GMT

The Egyptian Meteorological Authority (EMA) has advised people with respiratory problems to stay indoors as many areas across Egypt are scheduled to see dust storms on Sunday.

Egypt to witness gradual decrease in temperatures, light chances of rain

Mon, 10 Apr 2023 - 02:29 GMT

Egypt’s Meteorological Authority expects, Monday, a gradual decrease in temperatures that will continue during the coming few days, so that cold weather will prevail in the morning, hot in the daytime on Greater Cairo.

Greater Cairo sees wave of dust, sand leading to lack of visibility on roads

Mon, 13 Mar 2023 - 12:50 GMT

Cairo witnessed on Monday a wave of dust and sand that covered most of the areas around the country and led to the lack of visibility on roads.

Death toll in Egypt’s Qalyoub train crash rises to 4

Wed, 08 Mar 2023 - 08:57 GMT

Death toll in a train crash that took place in Greater Cairo’s Qalyoub city has risen to four, Ministry of Health said in a statement early on Wednesday.

Cold weather continues in Greater Cairo, northern Egypt; rain expected Saturday

Fri, 10 Feb 2023 - 04:00 GMT

The Egyptian Meteorological Authority (EMA) expects on Saturday light to moderate rain in northern Egypt that can extend to Greater Cairo during night time.

Greater Cairo sees light to moderate rains

Wed, 01 Feb 2023 - 06:07 GMT

Several separate areas of Greater Cairo witnessed on Wednesday light to moderate rains, along with a noticeable decline in temperature.

Many areas across Egypt expected to see heavy rain, thunderstorm Tuesday

Mon, 02 Jan 2023 - 09:48 GMT

Northwestern coasts and northern Lower Egypt will possibly see moderate to heavy rain that can turn into a thunderstorm on Tuesday, the EMA said.

Videos: Greater Cairo, major areas nationwide see light rain Friday

Fri, 23 Dec 2022 - 12:23 GMT

Greater Cairo and many other areas in Egypt have seen on Friday light rains amid a drop in temperatures.

Sisi inspects workflow at new roads network in Greater Cairo

Fri, 18 Nov 2022 - 07:12 GMT

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi inspected on Friday the work progress at new axes and road projects in Greater Cairo.

EMA: Possible rain expected in Greater Cairo, many areas across Egypt on Wednesday

Wed, 02 Nov 2022 - 10:24 GMT

According to a report by the EMA, southern Lower Egypt, Suez Canal cities, and Central Sinai can see light rainfall today.

Egyptian state builds parallel roads to Ring Rd to facilitate people's movement: President Sisi

Sat, 15 Oct 2022 - 10:10 GMT

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi affirmed on Friday that the state is working on constructing parallel roads to the Ring Road to ensure easy movement of citizens.

Northern Egypt to see possible rain Saturday; temperatures to decline nationwide: EMA

Fri, 07 Oct 2022 - 02:08 GMT

Warm weather will be seen in Greater Cairo, Lower Egypt, and northern coasts, while South Sinai will see hot weather and southern Upper Egypt will experience a very hot weather on Saturday.

Egypt, South Korea to perform Pyramids Air Show 2022 on August 3

Tue, 02 Aug 2022 - 10:56 GMT

It will be performed by Egypt's Silver Stars team and South Korea's Black Eagles team.