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Heatwave in Egypt making it difficult for those observing Ramadan

Heatwave in Egypt making it difficult for those observing Ramadan

Egypt

The month of Ramadan is in full swing around the world. in Egypt it is marked by a heat wave, with temperatures exceeding 40 degrees celcius.

Ramadan, which requires fasting between dawn and sunset, commenced last week for Muslims across the world and is expected to last until July 6.

It has become very challenging to t work and fast in these conditions, without running any health risk.

Citizens have been advised to avoid direct sunlight for long periods, especially during noon and afternoon hours, and to avoid poorly ventilated places.

Others say solidarity and sharing work with their colleagues works like an armour.

Egypt has been influenced by the Indian seasonal depression and has been hit by east and Northeast winds coming from the Arab Peninsula,

Meteorologists also predicted strong winds in the north, likely to whip up sand and dust inland and cause choppy waters along the north coast.

AFP