Heatwave Kills Scores in Egypt

The Egyptian Health Ministry is continuously warning senior citizens and people with chronic diseases, calling on them to avoid direct exposure to sunlight, particularly at noon and to take protective measures.

  • Egypt:   Death Toll Rises as Temperatures Continue to Soar

    Aswat Masriya, 15 August 2015

    Five people died as result of high temperatures in Egypt on Friday, the Health Ministry said, which raises the death toll from the soaring heat to at least 92 over the past week. Read more »

  • Egypt:   Heatwave Kills Scores - Govt

    Aswat Masriya, 13 August 2015

    Fifteen citizens died on Wednesday due to elevated temperatures, the Health Ministry said on Thursday, raising the death toll of the latest heat wave to hit Egypt to 76 this week. Read more »

A poor and deserted rural area in Egypt (file photo).

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