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More light rain predicted for Qatar on Tuesday, Wednesday

More light rain predicted for Qatar on Tuesday, Wednesday

Clear to partly cloudy skies are expected in Qatar on Tuesday and Wednesday with a chance of scattered light rain over some areas, the Meteorology Department has predicted.

Girl killed after tree strikes tent in Swiss storm

Girl killed after tree strikes tent in Swiss storm

A 12-year-old Latvian girl was killed on Monday when a tree uprooted by a storm struck a tent near the Swiss capital Berne, police said.

Rescuers on war footing as flooding hits Indian states

Rescuers on war footing as flooding hits Indian states

Floods and relentless rain in India's western state of Gujarat have killed at least 75 people and displaced over 25,000 over the past three weeks, officials said on Wednesday.

Sri Lanka deploys more troops as flood toll hits 180

Sri Lanka deploys more troops as flood toll hits 180

Thousands of Sri Lankan troops battled on Monday to get relief supplies to over half a million people displaced by the island's worst flooding for 14 years, which has killed at least 180 people.

Sri Lanka landslides, floods kill at least 25 people

Sri Lanka landslides, floods kill at least 25 people

Floods and landslides in Sri Lanka have killed at least 25 people while dozens are missing after torrential rain, officials said on Friday, as soldiers fanned out in boats and in helicopters to help with rescue operations.

Eleven killed after van plunges into ravine in Pakistan

Eleven killed after van plunges into ravine in Pakistan

At least 11 people including women and children were killed when an overloaded passenger van plunged into a ravine in Pakistan's mountainous northwest on Sunday, officials said.

Colombia mudslides kill more than 200, sweep homes away

Colombia mudslides kill more than 200, sweep homes away

Rescuers clawed through piles of mud and twisted debris Sunday searching for survivors after violent mudslides destroyed homes in southern Colombia, killing over 200 people and injuring hundreds more.

Light rain forecast for some areas in Qatar

Light rain forecast for some areas in Qatar

There is a chance of light rain in some places by Wednesday night, the Qatar Met department has said. The weather office has also forecast scattered rain in some offshore areas at times on Wednesday.

Brief spell of rain in Qatar, more expected on Saturday

Brief spell of rain in Qatar, more expected on Saturday

With up to 15mm of rain recorded in some parts of Qatar on Friday, thundery rain is expected on Saturday also in addition to strong winds at places inshore, the Met office said.

Rain and strong winds expected in Qatar on Friday

Rain and strong winds expected in Qatar on Friday

Thundershowers and strong winds are again expected in the country on Friday, the Qatar Met department has said. Doha is among the places where it may rain, according to the weather office.

Chances of rain till Sunday

Chances of rain till Sunday

There are chances of rain in the country by Friday night and these conditions may continue until Sunday, the Qatar Met department has said, while observing that low visibility is expected in most areas in the early hours of the day due to fog.

Rain takes a break, fog and mist on the cards

Rain takes a break, fog and mist on the cards

The rain is over for now but the country may see another spell of unstable weather by the coming weekend, the Qatar Met department has said.