Future

Emad,

It is never incorrect to use the future tense ("will rise", here) to describe a future event in a simple indicative sentence.  However, it is also very common and acceptable to use the present or present progressive to speak of events occurring in the near future:

The sun rises at 5:25 today, and I am going swimming as soon as it does.

Notice that, in the United States, we use a colon rather than a period to separate the hours from the minutes when we speak of a specific time of day.

DocV

Emad Ragheb posted:

Today the sun(rises /will rise) at 5.25. It is still 5.10.

Hello, Emad,

I agree with everything DocV has said above. I'd simply like to expose you to another common formulation used in such sentences. Rather than speaking of what the sun will do / does at a certain time today, we can say that sunrise (a recurring daily event throughout human history, except in places like Alaska at certain times of the year) is at a certain time today:

  • Sunrise is at 5:25 today. It is only 5:10. We still have 15 minutes.

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