Bad weather disrupts studies in 12 Egyptian governorates


Cairo- Yesterday and today, Egypt suffered a wave of bad weather and heavy rains, which caused the disruption of studies in a large number of governorates, which reached 12 out of a total of 27 governorates.

The report of the Central Operations Room of the Egyptian Ministry of Local Development indicated that the study was suspended in the capital, Cairo, in addition to the governorates of Giza, Alexandria, North Sinai, Qalyubia, Beheira and Kafr El-Sheikh, as well as Marsa Matrouh, Menoufia, Gharbia, Damietta, and Dakahlia.

According to the ministry’s statement, the Alexandria governorate was subjected to heavy rain with thunderstorms, and the ministry is dealing with the accumulation of rainwater accumulated throughout the governorate, and Ismailia governorate witnessed heavy rains on most neighborhoods, as well as the North Sinai governorate.

The Ministry of Local Development said that the minister ordered to continue raising the maximum level of preparedness in the governorates experiencing bad weather until the weather conditions stabilized, knowing that yesterday, Saturday, studies were suspended in 7 governorates: Alexandria, Beheira, Kafr El-Sheikh, Damietta, Dakahlia, Matrouh and North Sinai, for the same reason. .

Suspension of studies in some universities

A number of public and private universities issued a similar decision to suspend studies today, Sunday, including the universities of Alexandria, Benha and Matrouh, as the universities justified their decision to ensure the safety of students, workers, and faculty members from the wave of bad weather in the country.

Several universities also announced the postponement of exams that were scheduled for today to other dates, and while some universities decided to suspend studies completely, a number of them continued to e-learning via the Internet.

In turn, she warned The Meteorological Authority warned of the bad weather that hit the country, and the authority announced the continuation of the impact of rainy thunder cells on the northern coasts and northern Lower Egypt, accompanied by moderate to heavy rain at times, in addition to wind activity.

The Undersecretary of the Center for Remote Sensing at the Meteorological Authority, Iman Shaker, explained that the thunder cells are the presence of an air depression centered on the Mediterranean Sea, accompanied by another air depression in the upper layers of the atmosphere, and this leads to large differences in temperatures, between the surface and layers. The atmosphere is high, it reaches more than 40 degrees Celsius.

In statements to Al-Watan newspaper, the Undersecretary of the Remote Sensing Center described the effect of thunder cells as causing a state of instability that leads to the formation of thunderclouds, with which rain falls, accompanied by flashes of lightning and thunder sounds, which are manifestations that frightened some during the past two days.

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