The mercury thermometers in Egypt for several days no less than 40-50 degrees. In consequence of the heat has killed more than 60 people, mostly pensioners. Forecasters with all this predicting further increases in the columns of thermometers.
More than 60 people in Egypt have died in consequence of a sunstroke as a result of extreme heat in the southern provinces of the Empire. Most of the victims of heat - elderly people.
In recent days the mercury thermometers in some areas of Egypt did not fall below 40 degrees. With all of this in some provinces the air warmed up to 50 degrees Celsius. The situation in the country is complicated by high humidity, which has reached in recent days to record levels.
"For the past days due to extremely high temperatures in Egypt died 21 persons, therefore, only for the last 4 days the total number of deaths as a result of the steady hot weather reached 61", reports TASS referring to the Ministry of health of the state. In the office say that for the time of abnormal heat was sent to the hospital more than 500 people.
With all of this, forecasters are not yet able to give a consolatory forecasts. In the coming days, the temperature will not drop, and humidity on the contrary - will only increase.
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