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Temperature soars up to 51°C in Kuwait – Hot weather continues during the weekend


People crossing the streets at different places while covering their heads due to the high temperature

KUWAIT CITY, June 29, (KUNA): Hot weather will prevail during the weekend in Kuwait with temperatures soaring up to around 51 degrees Celsius, said Abdulaziz Al-Qarawi, weather forecaster at Kuwait Meteorological Center, Thursday.

Speaking to KUNA, Al-Qarawi said that Thursday’s highest temperature reached around 50 degree Celsius with the lowest being around 35 degrees. Wind speed was at 20-50 kilometers per hour (kph), causing dust, said Al-Qarawi.

Status of the sea moderate to rough during the day and evening with waves reaching 3-6 feet. Friday’s weather will be very hot with moderate to fresh northwesterly wind at speed of 20-40 kph during the day, the same case during the evening with light to moderate northwesterly wind with speed of 12- 32 kph, said Al-Qarawi, adding that the minimum and maximum temperatures will be at 32 to 49 degrees Celsius respectively.

Al-Qarawi said that Saturday’s minimum and maximum temperatures would be at 31 to 49 degrees Celsius respectively. Weather will be hot with wind speed of 6-22 kph. The status of the sea will be normal with waves reaching 1 to 2 feet.

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