In Egypt on 28 March hit a strong sand storm, media reported, citing local media. The strongest storm observed in the governorates of Kena, Assiut, El Wadi El Gadid, Luxor, Sohag and the Red sea.
Sandstorm accompanied by strong wind gusts which reach 20 m/s. due to the raging elements on the roads of poor visibility. In this regard, local police blocked a number of routes. Also temporarily closed the ports of Hurghada, Nuweiba and North of Alexandria. Disrupted airports. A number of them closed and flights diverted to Sharm El-Sheikh and Hurghada. It is possible that some flights will be cancelled.
Difficult weather conditions have already caused power outages in several provinces. Local officials are urging everyone not to go outside and refrain from the use of transport.