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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.

Greek flooding toll reaches 19, as more bodies found

Greek flooding toll reaches 19, as more bodies found

Greek police and emergency workers rescued three bodies in flood-hit areas west of Athens on Saturday, bringing the death toll since Wednesday to 19.

Climate target too low and progress too slow: top scientist

Climate target too low and progress too slow: top scientist

The world must sharply draw down greenhouse gas emissions and suck billions of tonnes of carbon dioxide from the air if today's youth are to be spared climate cataclysm, a top scientist has warned.

Strong winds batter central Europe, killing at least five

Strong winds batter central Europe, killing at least five

Strong winds battered northern and central Europe on Sunday, killing two people in Poland, two in the Czech Republic and one in Germany, with rail traffic in large sections of Germany to remain suspended until Monday.

Outdoor sports gear in high demand as weather improves

Outdoor sports gear in high demand as weather improves

Customers are asking for fishing rods and other accessories, says an employee of a leading sports chain.

73,000 Puerto Ricans flee for Florida after Hurricane Maria

73,000 Puerto Ricans flee for Florida after Hurricane Maria

More than 73,000 people have fled emergency conditions at home for Florida since Hurricane Maria devastated the US territory in the Caribbean.

Typhoon Lan heads out to sea, leaves three dead and flooding

Typhoon Lan heads out to sea, leaves three dead and flooding

A rapidly weakening typhoon Lan made landfall in Japan on Monday, setting off landslides and flooding that prompted evacuation orders for tens of thousands of people ...

Japan braces for super typhoon ahead of election

Japan braces for super typhoon ahead of election

A powerful typhoon was bearing down on Japan Saturday, a day ahead of national elections, with experts predicting severe winds and heavy rains as the country goes to the polls.

Strong winds expected by Thursday afternoon

Strong winds expected by Thursday afternoon

Strong winds are expected in the country by Thursday afternoon, the Qatar Met department has said.

‘Weak chance’ of scattered rain, followed by spell of strong winds

‘Weak chance’ of scattered rain, followed by spell of strong winds

There is a weak chance of scattered rain in some parts of the country on Wednesday and Thursday, followed by a spell of strong winds during the weekend, the Qatar Met department has said.

One dead as Storm Ophelia batters Ireland

One dead as Storm Ophelia batters Ireland

A woman was killed as Tropical Storm Ophelia battered Ireland's southern coast on Monday, knocking down trees and power lines and whipping up 10-metre (30-foot) waves.

Typhoon Khanun to hit southern China Monday as Hong Kong eases warning

Typhoon Khanun to hit southern China Monday as Hong Kong eases warning

Typhoon Khanun is likely to hit southern China early on Monday with winds of up to 114 kph (70 mph), China's meteorological agency said, as authorities in Hong Kong eased weather warnings ...