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KUWAIT CITY, Dec 25: Member of the Arab Union for Astronomy and Space Sciences, Bader Al-Amira, announced “temperatures are expected to reach below zero in the second half of January when the northwest winds begin to blow in the direction of the Arabian peninsula, reports Al-Rai daily. Al-Amira told the daily that “the second of January will witness the appearance of the last star of the square stars, which is the star of Al-Shoula or the tail of the scorpion, which will last for 13 days, and with comes to an end the first part of the winter season,” pointing out that “after the end of Al-Murabaaniyyah, “we will enter the second season, which is Al-Azreq, which is considered the coldest day of the year and is called by the Eastern Arabs (Mubki Al-Husni).”
Regarding the most important tips for dealing with the cold, Al-Amira said, “We advise the people to wear heavy clothes and not to make charcoal fire in closed tents, because coal in closed places may lead to suffocation, especially when sleeping,” noting at the same time that “it is advised not to allow children to play outside the house during the night to avoid exposure to cold for fear of fl u attacks. We also recommend that the elderly people avoid going out or get exposed to cold air after having bath to protect themselves from winter diseases.”