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Monday , November 19 2018

Arab Times

Interior Ministry receives 20,027 reports during heavy rainfall days

KUWAIT, NOV 10 (KUNA) — Kuwait’s Minister of Interior Undersecretary Lieutenant General Essam Al-Nahham announced on Saturday that the Ministry’s operations center received during the past few days, since outbreak of heavy rainfall, up to 20,027 reports including 3,000 ones of serious situations. He took part in a joint press …

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Education Ministry: No schools on Sunday

KUWAIT, Nov 10 (KUNA) : The Ministry of Education announced on Saturday that classes would not open at public and private schools on Sunday. Only managers and their assistants should show up at work as regular, the ministry said in a statement. The decision has been taken out of keenness …

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Some schools in Kuwait may close due electrical problems

KUWAIT, Nov 10 (KUNA) — Ministry of Education announced Saturday that a number of schools are experiencing some technical problems after a wave of heavy rain gripping Kuwait since late Friday. Classes at some schools with electrical problems may be suspended because “we do not want to risk our students’ …

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Flights to, from Kuwait regular

KUWAIT — Official Spokesman of Kuwait’s Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) Saad Al-Otaibi said in a statement to KUNA that the authority had begun implementing a contingency plan since Tuesday. The emergency state will remain in force until nomral weather conditions are restored. Teams of technicians have been working …

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More severe weather forecast for Kuwait

KUWAIT, Nov 10 (KUNA) — Kuwait’s meteorological office has issued weather warnings for the coming hours, with an increasing potential for spotty and thundery showers. The unstable weather gripping the country is likely to persist later today with a chance of intermittent downpours at varying intensities, meteorologist Abdulaziz Al-Qarawi told …

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Cabinet reviews rain reports in extraordinary meeting on Saturday

KUWAIT, Nov 10 (KUNA) — His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah called for an extraordinary cabinet meeting to be held later on Saturday to review reports on impacts of heavy rain experienced by the country recently, a senior government official said. The cabinet is keenly following …

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Kuwait to witnesses light to moderate rain on Saturday

KUWAIT, Nov 10 (KUNA) — Kuwait’s Meteorological Department predicts the weather Saturday morning to be cloudy with unstable winds moderately to the Southeast with moderate speeds between 8 and 30 kilometers per hour, with chances of occasional rain which could later be thunderous. The department mentioned on its website that …

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Driving licence for Omani driving licence holder

I would like to know the procedure for obtaining a driving licence in Kuwait. I have recently moved from Oman to Kuwait, and holding a valid Omani driving licence and also a NOC from the Royal Oman Police and it is attested by the foreign affairs ministry and also the …

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MoI denies plans to use warning sirens in all around Kuwait

KUWAIT, Nov 9 (KUNA) — The Ministry of Interior denied on Friday recent reports posted via social media on the possibility of using warning sirens in all around the country, affirming the report is baseless and non-credible. MoI, therefore, calls on social media users to ensure accuracy of the information …

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Kuwait University cancels planned exams due to weather conditions

KUWAIT, Nov 9 (KUNA) — The Kuwait University on Friday announced the closure of its campus and the cancellation of exams planned on Saturday (tomorrow). The move was taken because of unstable weather conditions hitting the country. Upon instructions of the University’s President, and Minister of Education and Higher Education …

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