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Meteorologists warn of higher weather temperatures in the coming days

The Egyptian Meteorological Authority (EMA) warned of hot weather on Tuesday and Wednesday, August 3, as the temperature in Cairo is expected to record 38C.

Temperatures during August will witness fluctuating weather temperatures, so the country may be exposed to heat waves during the coming days, Manar Ghanem, Director of the Media Office of the EMA, said.

Ghanem explained that the high humidity levels causes a feeling of hotter temperatures compared to July, with values ​​up to 3C.

Causes of extreme climate in Arab countries

Ghanem attributed floods that hit Saudi Arabia and the UAE to the pressure distributions that affect the Gulf countries, in addition to climatic changes, the main cause of critical climate phenomena.

Ghanem expected, on Tuesday, hot and humid weather to prevail over Greater Cairo, very hot weather in South Sinai and the south of the country, and hot humid weather on the northern coasts.

Important Tips

Meteorologists advised citizens not to get exposed to the sun directly, especially for elderly citizens during peak hours from 1 pm to 5 pm. They advised wearing loose cotton clothes, drinking water and cold drinks, and to avoid sitting in poorly ventilated places.

And the satellites of the Meteorological Authority monitored wind activity in some areas of Greater Cairo and Lower Egypt, the northern and southern Sinai coasts, at intermittent periods.

Maximum temperatures predicted on Tuesday:

Cairo 35C (felt 38C)

Lower Egypt 32C (felt 35C)

South Sinai 40C (felt 42C)

Northern Upper Egypt 38C (40C)

Southern Upper Egypt 42C (felt 43C)

Maximum temperatures predicted on Wednesday

Greater Cairo 35C (felt 37C)

Lower Egypt 32C (felt 35C

South Sinai 40C (felt 42C)

Northern Upper Egypt 38C (felt 40C)

Southern Upper Egypt 42C (felt 44C)

Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm

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