As usual, Egyptians never fail to take anything and everything with a light heart. We’re masters at turning the most serious of all situations into a meme. If it’s a celebrity scandal, the gossip begins. A failed attempt to create any form of art? Well, we’re a tough crowd. Even as a potentially dangerous heat wave hits the country, we couldn’t sit still; we had to go there.

Even though sometimes it can be provocative, it just seems like this is how Egyptians tend to cope and adapt; with humour. Check out how our people reacted to the heat wave on social media below:

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Egyptians definitely deserve a gold star for creativity, but at the end of the day, one’s got to stay safe. Click here for some tips on how to survive the heat wave.


By Nadine Arab