Reuters HANAA HABIB
The Egyptian Meteorological Authority has issued an air warning for the next few hours about a dust storm coming from Libya to hit the east of the country, and will continue until Tuesday evening.
The meteorologist said in the warning, that “due to the rapid changes of the spring season and the country’s impact by a five-point air depression coming from the Libyan desert heading east to Egypt that causes wind activity in most parts of the republic, which causes sand and dust to reach storm levels in some areas and wind speeds reach 50 km. Per hour, which leads to a deterioration of the horizontal visibility to reach less than 500 meters on the open desert roads.
“Maritime traffic will be turbulent in the Mediterranean and Red Bahrain, and the wave height will reach four meters, while the wave height may exceed five meters in the Gulf of Suez,” she added.