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article imageSevere hail storm in Egypt kills 4, injures 50

By Andrew Moran     Feb 26, 2010 in World
Cairo - In Egypt, a strong hail storm has killed at least four people and injured approximately 50. The storm has caused extreme chaos on the streets of Egypt's capital.
On Friday, a hail storm in Cairo, Egypt has killed at least four people and more than 50 others, according to Press TV. The storm was also followed by a strong heat wave.
The severe weather conditions have caused chaos in the capital’s streets, while traffic accidents have increased and panic among citizens. Cairo’s storms saw slippery roads and lightning consistently striking the streets.
In the northern Mediterranean city of Alexandria, there have been reports of waves as high as two-storey buildings, reports Sify News. Officials from the General Authority for Red Sea Ports announced that a European luxury cruise ship smashed into a pier in the small town of Sharm el-Sheikh in the morning, which killed three sailors and injuring four tourists.
Meteorologists are expecting the weather to continue into the weekend.
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