Skip to main content
07 Jan 2020 | 10:16 AM UTC

Egypt: Adverse weather conditions anticipated countrywide through January 10

Heavy rainfall, wind, and possible storms forecast across Egypt through January 10; business and transportation disruptions likely

environment
transportation
EGY

Event

Meteorologists have stated that poor weather conditions are expected across Egypt from Monday, January 6, through Friday, January 10. A significant drop in temperature will be accompanied by strong winds across the country. Heavy rainfall is forecast along the northern coasts through Friday, and potential storms could disrupt maritime navigation in the Mediterranean Sea and the Red Sea.

In Cairo, strong winds are likely to cause sandstorms in some areas, leading to poor visibility and consequent dangerous driving conditions.  

Advice

Individuals in Egypt are advised to monitor local weather reports, anticipate transportation and business disruptions, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.