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Wednesday , October 27 2021

Emergency plan at airport – ‘PART ready for rains’

Cloud to ground lightning happens when a negatively charged cloud base discharges in a positively charged ground surface. (Dana Al-Shurafa – KUNA)

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 24: Deputy Director General of Kuwait International Airport Affairs at the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) and Chairman of the Emergency Team Eng Fahad Al- Waqyan says the administration is ready to deal with the upcoming rains in the country, which is expected to reach its peak on Sunday dawn, reports Aljarida daily.

He affirmed that the emergency plan at Kuwait International Airport is still in place to deal with unstable weather fl uctuations. Al-Waqyan stressed that all passenger buildings at Kuwait International Airport does not face any technical problems and the air traffic is normal, adding that the emergency team continues its work round the clock, in the presence and direct followup of the head of DGCA Sheikh Salam Al-Hamoud to ensure the safety of the travelers. He confirmed that there are no rainwater pools at the Kuwait International Airport, especially near the runways.

Al-Waqyan revealed about the continuous inspection by DGCA leaders of the T1, T3, T4 and T5 passenger terminals as well as the indoor and outdoor airport halls and facilities to check on the work situation under the current weather conditions in the country.

Meanwhile, Director of Public Authority for Roads and Transportation (PART) Eng Suha Ashkanani says PART is ready for the expected rain, affirming that the rainwater pools have been removed by the teams assigned for this task, reports Al-Anba daily.

She revealed that this team focused on certain locations such Mangaf Underpass, Ghazali Road, Sixth Ring Road opposite to Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh, Seventh Ring Road, and Doha intersection in Qairawan. Ashkanani explained that Jahra Road and Jamal Abdulnasser Road have been secured as part of PART’s readiness to deal with the upcoming rains.

The drainage system and manholes have been cleaned especially those on King Fahad Expressway, King Faisal Expressway, Fahaheel Road and Airport Road. The pumps located under bridges and tunnels have been checked to ensure they are all working properly. She added that PART is in constant communication with the Control Room of Directorate General for Civil Defense.

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