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Exports resume

KUWAIT CITY, April 12: Oil exports resumed from all ports on Tuesday several hours after they were suspended due to bad weather, state news agency KUNA reported quoting the Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC). KNPC spokesman Khaled al-Asousi said that halting oil exports during bad weather was a routine practice …

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‘Chance for thunderous rainfall’

KUWAIT CITY, March 4: Meteorologist Mohammed Karam has said the country is currently experiencing Sudan seasonal low from the west accompanied by various cumuli clouds; therefore, there is a chance for thunderous rainfall in some areas accompanied by moderate active winds that provoke dust. In a statement to KUNA, he …

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Hail … not snow ; 2 tremors north of Kabd and south of Jahra

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 29, (KUNA): Meteorologist Mohammad Karam on Thursday commented on spreading online pictures purported to show snowfalls in the country saying frozen raindrops blanketed the ground due to freezing temperature. Rain clouds coupled with low temperature led to forming a frosty layer covering the ground, said Issa Ramadan …

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Temperature likely to drop below 2 degrees Celsius

KUWAIT CITY: Astronomer Al-Marzouq warned citizens and expatriates to wear winter clothes to guard against severely cold weather the country is expected to observe in the coming days, adding the temperature is likely to drop below 2 degrees Celsius and people who are advanced in age are advised to avoid …

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Cloudy weather with chances of rain – Lowest temp forecast at 8-11 degrees

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 23, (KUNA): Kuwait now and in the coming 48 hours is witnessing clouds, expected to be accompanied by rain, due to the prevailing Sudanese low pressure, said Sami Al- Othman, the acting director of the meteorology station. Al-Othman told KUNA that the clouds and rain chances are …

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Dust accompanied by rain, cold weather

KUWAIT CITY: Acting Director of the Meteorological Department Sami Al-Othman said the country will experience light southwesterly winds accompanied by low but dense weather in the upper atmosphere beginning Monday morning. He told KUNA the weather phenomenon will lead to active moderate southwesterly winds at speed ranging from 20 to …

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‘Temperature in Kuwait back to average annual rate’

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 10, (KUNA): The temperature in Kuwait will return back to its average annual rate in the upcoming days, said a meteorologist here Thursday. Acting head of the Kuwait Meteorology Center Sami Al-Othman told KUNA that the recent drop in temperature was due to the northwestern wind coming …

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Temperature to rise gradually between 18 and 21 degrees Celsius

KUWAIT CITY: Astronomer Adel Marzouq said the cold wave that hit the country over the past few days will ease Tuesday morning and that the country will witness a gradual rise in temperature of between 18 and 21 degrees Celsius throughout the week, reports Al-Anba daily. He also said there …

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Freak rains wreak havoc in country

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 28: It was an unusual day in the State of Kuwait on Wednesday, as most parts of the country experienced thunderstorms with torrential rainfall that resulted in floods in many areas to such an extent that some schools, institutes and universities were closed down. Accidents that occurred …

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Arabian Gulf too hot for humans by 2100?

PARIS, Oct 27, (AFP): Global warming could create peaks of humid heat in the Arabian Gulf beyond human tolerance by century’s end, according to a study published Monday in the journal Nature Climate Change. If greenhouse gas emissions continue unabated, heatwaves occurring on average once every 10 or 20 years …

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