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Kuwait to witness on Saturday year’s longest day

KUWAIT CITY, June 20, (KUNA): Kuwait along with the whole Gulf region is forecast to witness the longest day of the year on Saturday when day time will extend for 14 hours and two minutes and night hours will be nine and 58 minutes, the Kuwaiti astronomer Khaled Al-Jumaan said on Wednesday.

In a statement to Kuwait News Agency (KUNA), Al-Jumaan attributed the predicted lengthy day to Kuwait’s geographic location in the north of the Arabian Gulf. Day hours increase in countries located farther north, remotest region of which, the North Pole, witnesses round the clock days for six months in a row.

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