The Alexandria Port Authority decided Wednesday to shut down the city’s ports for the second day in a row due to bad weather conditions, Al-Ahram Arabic website reported.
According to the Port Authority’s official spokesman Reda El-Ghandour, the administration decided to delay reopening Alexandria’s El-Dekhila port as the wind speeds waves exceeded safe measures.
El-Ghandour added that the decision was taken for the safety of both individuals and the ships, docks and cargo.
Alexandria is experiencing a seasonal windstorm for the third day in a row with moderate rain.
The coastal city is forecast to experience highs of 20 degrees Celsius and lows of 15C on Wednesday. Highs of 20C and lows of 13C are forecast for Cairo.
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