Tuesday 23 March 2021
Books – Youssef Afifi:
Dr. Mahmoud Shaheen, Director of the Center for Forecasting and Analysis Department at the General Authority of Meteorology, revealed details of the weather for the coming hours, in light of what the country is witnessing of a wave of winds loaded with sand and dust, reaching the extent of the storm in the eastern regions and Sinai.
Shaheen said in a statement to Masrawy, today, Tuesday, that the next few hours will witness the continuation of unstable weather conditions and the activity of winds loaded with sand and dust, in the north and south of the country, with high temperatures in most parts of the republic.
Shaheen advised citizens, those with chest and respiratory diseases, sinuses, the elderly and children, not to be exposed to this dust, and to drive quietly on highways during low horizontal visibility and not to reduce clothes in an exaggerated manner because there are marked drops in temperatures tomorrow and during the coming days.
The Meteorological Authority said in an urgent statement, under the title “air warning”, that from 11 pm on Monday until 8 pm Tuesday, the country will witness exciting winds activity of sand and dust, up to the extent of a storm, coming from Libya.
The authority added that wind speeds will reach 50 kilometers per hour, which leads to a deterioration of horizontal visibility, to reach less than 500 meters on desert roads and highways.