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  • Writer's pictureKyle Sooley-Brookings

21 Die in Flooding in Egypt

Severe thunderstorms moved through Egypt on Thursday and Friday sparking flooding that killed 21 people.

Six children are among the victims.

As a result, officials closed government offices, airports, schools, and businesses.

60 millimetres of rain fell in Cairo, far above the monthly average of 4 millimetres.

Egyptian Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly said the storms were the worst in decades.

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