This weather is mentioned on the tablets found in the village of the workers. those who work on the pharaohs tombs rather than trek back from the Valley of the kings over the mountain built a small village on the plateau
Dier El Medinet to The Wadi Maluk.
Photo taken from my blog http://myegypttours.blogspot.com/
The path splits leading to the Vok and Hapshepsut Temple my site has many photos of both these 18th dynasty places. built for the Pharaos,