Publication Date May 13, 2019

Scorching heat wave continues in Cairo till weekend

FILE - An Egyptian man covers his head with a paper to avoid the sun rays amid high temperature in Cairo- the photo was taken on August 3, 2018. Photo: Mohamed Fawzy, Egypt Today

Cairo is expected to see rising temperature degrees over the course of this week, as a scorching heat wave hitting the country. 

Temperature records 37°C Monday, and will rise to 38°C on Tuesday, according to the official forecast authority. 

The heat wave will peak on Tuesday and Wednesday, recording 40°C. 

Meteorological experts expected a hot weather in Cairo and Northern Upper Egypt on Sunday, with the temperature reaching highs of 35°C.