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Kuwait

Moderate to heavy rainfalls forecast in Kuwait tonight

KUWAIT, Nov 15 (KUNA) — Moderate to heavy rains are forecast later on Thursday over northern and western regions of Kuwait, said Dherar Al-Ali, the head of the Meteorological Department of the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) in a statement to KUNA. The forecaster reported southeasterly winds exceeding 60 …

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Kuwait parliament speaker: Kuwaitis will be surely compensated

KUWAIT, Nov 15 (KUNA) — National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Ali Al-Ghanim praised on Thursday all state personnel who helped in dealing with repercussions of the latest bout of torrential rainfalls, assuring citizens that they will be certainly compensated for damage inflicted in their properties. The parliament speaker, in remarks posted …

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Kuwait re-operates and re-schedules flights

KUWAIT, Nov 15 (KUNA) — As air traffic at Kuwait International Airport is now back to normal, Kuwait’s national carrier, Kuwait Airways, and Jazeera Airways, have decided to re-operate and re-schedule flights. Kuwait Airways said in a press release that it would re-operate all scheduled flights, excluding Europe-destined trips which …

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Torrential rains swamp Kuwait roads

KUWAIT, Nov 15 (KUNA) — Latest torrential rainfall has formed large and expanded water ponds on Kuwait’s main roads. Those most affected with the incessant rain were Al-Ahmadi, Al-Fahaheel roads, Al-Mangaf tunnel and the seventh ring road. Competent authorities are working round the clock to drain the swamped roads, reopen …

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Those affected by heavy rain will be compensated

KUWAIT, Nov 15 (KUNA) — Those affected by heavy rain will be compensated, His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah affirmed on Thursday. His Highness’s remark came during a meeting held, along with senior government officials, at the operations’ room of the Ministry of Interior in Sabhan …

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Weather remains unstable throughout day – DGCA

KUWAIT, Nov 15 (KUNA) — The weather remains unstable during the day, with moderate to active SE wind with speeds ranging from 20-50 kmph, said Meteorological Department of the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on Thursday. On its website, the DGCA noted there is also a chance of scattered …

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Traffic back on after suspension at Kuwait airport – DGCA

KUWAIT, Nov 15 (KUNA) — Air traffic at Kuwait International Airport fully resumed after being temporarily suspended because of the current unstable weather conditions hitting the country, Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) said Thursday. Prior to the resumption, flights were redirected to Saudi Arabia’s Ad Dammam and Riyadh airports, …

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Rainy cumulus clouds moving northward

KUWAIT, Nov 15 (KUNA) — Head of the maritime forecasts section of the Meteorological Department said the satellite maps show that cumulus clouds continue moving from south to north Kuwait in the early hours of Thursday. The incessant rains rains expected to continue until this midday and then weather will …

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Kuwait International Airport temporarily suspends air traffic

KUWAIT, Nov 15 (KUNA) — Air traffic at Kuwait International Airport is still temporarily suspended because of the current unstable weather conditions hitting the country, Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) said Thursday. Flights coming to Kuwait’s airport have been redirected to some GCC airports due to the impacts of …

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Kuwait stands by Iraq in fight against terrorism, says Otaibi

Al-Jarallah stresses Kuwaiti-Iraqi strong bond NEW YORK, Nov 14, (KUNA): Kuwait Representative to the United Nations on Tuesday renewed his country’s commitment to supporting the Iraqi people and government in their efforts to combat terrorism, and consolidate their national unity and territorial integrity. “Kuwait, a robust partner of Iraq, stands …

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