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‘Unstable weather’

KUWAIT CITY, March 22 Former director of Kuwait Meteorological Department Mohammad Karam says the weather conditions on Thursday, March 23 and Friday, March 24 will be unstable, reports Al-Rai daily. Karam explained that the thunderstorms can be expected throughout Kuwait. The expected wind speed is 60 kms per hour, which …

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High summer needs for power met: MoE – Hot weather to persist along with relative humidity

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 4, (KUNA): The Ministry of Electricity has coped well with “the summer challenges” with the temperatures exceeding 50 degrees, a ministry official said on Thursday. Mohammad Bou-Shehri, the undersecretary, said in a statement following an honoring ceremony for the team tasked with maintaining main relay stations that …

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‘Chances for dust due to northwesterly wind’

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 3, (KUNA): The meteorological department of Kuwait’s Civil Aviation said Wednesday that there was a chance for dust hitting open areas in Kuwait due to the advent of northwesterly wind with a speed of 20 to 45 kilometers per hour. The department also said that the wind …

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Weather to remain ‘stable’ in coming days: forecaster = ‘Heatwave expected during day’

KUWAIT CITY, June 2, (KUNA): Weather in the country is expected to remain stable in the coming days, a statement from the General Directorate of Meteorology predicted on Thursday. In a statement to KUNA, head of the agricultural and hydrological forecast at the meteorology department Abdulaziz Al-Qarawi said that all …

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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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