x Abu Dhabi, UAEMonday 24 July 2017

Storms close four Egyptian Red Sea ports

Egypt closed four of its ports on the Red Sea because of sand storms and high waves.

ISMAILIA // Egypt closed four of its ports on the Red Sea on Saturday because of sand storms and high waves, maritime officials said.

The four closed ports - Port Tawfik, Adabiya, Zayteya and Nuweiba - "will reopen as soon as the weather improves," officials at the Red Sea Ports Authority said.