Egypt - Floods (EMAEG, NOAA-CPC, FloodList, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 24 October 2019)

  • Heavy rain has been affecting Cairo Capital City and other parts of the country since 22 October, resulting in at least 8 fatalities.

  • According to media reports, 3 people died in Gharbia Governorate, 2 in North Sinai Governorate, 2 in Kafr El-Sheikh Governorate, and one in Cairo. Damage has been sustained to buildings and roads in Greater Cairo, including Nasr City and areas around its international airport.

  • More heavy rain and thunderstorms are expected in Cairo until 25 October.