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Thundery rain, strong winds forecast for Wednesday

Thundery rain, strong winds forecast for Wednesday

The Met department said scattered light rain had been detected in the northern areas along with partly cloudy skies.

Favourable conditions for rain forecast during weekend

Favourable conditions for rain forecast during weekend

The chances of rain are expected to improve by this weekend and there will also be a “noticeable drop” in temperature in the coming period, especially early next week, the Qatar Met department has said.

Heavy rain causes flooding in Greece, 13 killed

Heavy rain causes flooding in Greece, 13 killed

Interior Minister Panos Skourletis, speaking on state television ERT, described the flooding as "a catastrophe, a tragedy".

Chance of rain towards month-end

Chance of rain towards month-end

There is a chance of rain towards the end of this month, especially in the northern parts of the country, the Qatar Met department has said citing the long-range climate outlook.

Emir calls for rain prayer

Emir calls for rain prayer

The Emir will perform Istisqa prayer at Al Wajba prayer area along with crowds of citizen worshippers.

Ministry calls for Istisqa prayer on Thursday

Ministry calls for Istisqa prayer on Thursday

The Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs called for the performance of Istisqa prayer at the state's mosques on Thursday the 20th of Safar 1439, AH corresponding to November 9, 2017 at 06.01 am.

Seven killed, thousands evacuated in flash floods in Malaysia

Seven killed, thousands evacuated in flash floods in Malaysia

Seven people have been killed and some 10,000 people evacuated in Malaysia after weekend rain in the north-west states of Penang and Kedah caused flash flooding, local media reported on Monday.

Vietnam braces for more downpours as flood toll hits 72

Vietnam braces for more downpours as flood toll hits 72

Vietnam braced on Monday for fresh storms as the official death toll from last week's floods and landslides rose to 72.

Rainy season to begin in Qatar on October 16

Rainy season to begin in Qatar on October 16

Clouds move from the west to east this time of the year and rainfall at the beginning of this period is usually an indication of a good rainy season, the weather department said.

Family drowns as violent storms thrash Italy

Family drowns as violent storms thrash Italy

A three-year old girl was the only survivor on Sunday of a flood that killed her family, as fierce rainstorms swept Italy and devastated the Tuscan city of Livorno, killing at least six people.

Los Angeles 'turns corner' on largest wildfire in city history

Los Angeles 'turns corner' on largest wildfire in city history

Shifting winds could cause burning embers to spread the fire once more through the rugged northern edge of Los Angeles, said Mayor Eric Garcetti.

Pakistan sends army to flooded Karachi as rains pound region

Pakistan sends army to flooded Karachi as rains pound region

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi ordered Pakistani troops and paramilitary rangers to offer assistance and machinery to civilian rescue agencies to help pump water out of Karachi.