Several schools, including universities, have been closed in Cairo after heavy rains destroy parts of the country’s capital.
However, only skeletal staff have showed up at work in some companies because of the rain.
The rains have flooded the key roads, thus causing massive traffic jams.
Meanwhile, the extreme conditions have raised questions about Cairo’s ability to deal with heavy rainfall.
Moreover, the rain-affected greater area of Cairo including Giza and Qalioubia.
In addition, the eastern suburb of Nasr city was hit the hardest, as well as Heliopolis, located near Cairo’s International Airport.
Footage posted on social media revealed scenes of cars submerged by the floodwaters.
Subsequently, flights were delayed on Tuesday because passengers could not make it to the airport due to the flood.