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Friday is first day of Eid al-Fitr in Qatar

Friday is first day of Eid al-Fitr in Qatar

The committee held its meeting on Thursday evening to sight the crescent of Shawwal month.

Paris suburban train overturns, 7 slightly injured

Paris suburban train overturns, 7 slightly injured

A landslip caused by heavy rains Tuesday caused three carriages of a Paris suburban RER train to overturn, slightly injuring seven people, France's transport minister said.

Mercury level touches 49C, hot and windy Friday likely

Mercury level touches 49C, hot and windy Friday likely

The Qatar Met department has also issued a marine warning for windy conditions and high seas on Friday.

Doha temperature set to touch 46C as windy conditions expected

Doha temperature set to touch 46C as windy conditions expected

On Thursday, the mercury level is likely to rise to 48C in Al Khor and 46C in Doha.

Hurricane Maria killed 4,600 in Puerto Rico, 70 times official toll: study

Hurricane Maria killed 4,600 in Puerto Rico, 70 times official toll: study

Hurricane Maria, which pummeled Puerto Rico in September 2017, is likely responsible for the deaths of more than 4,600 people, some 70 times higher than official estimates, US researchers said Tuesday.

Maximum temperature to hit 38C in Doha on Tuesday

Maximum temperature to hit 38C in Doha on Tuesday

A maximum temperature of 38C is forecast in Doha on Tuesday, the Met Office said.

Chances of rain on Saturday

Chances of rain on Saturday

The chances of rain in the country are expected to improve on Saturday, the Qatar Met department has said, while also forecasting strong winds and high seas in some offshore areas on Friday.

More storms likely in India after 66 people killed

More storms likely in India after 66 people killed

Storm uprooted trees, knocked down power poles, grounded flights and disrupted trains across northern, eastern and southern states, including the capital, New Delhi, on Sunday evening.

Lightning strikes kill dozens across Bangladesh

Lightning strikes kill dozens across Bangladesh

Dozens of Bangladeshis were killed in lightning strikes as pre-monsoon thunderstorms wreaked havoc across the South Asian country, an official said Thursday.

'Autism Walkathon' attracts hundreds despite gloomy weather

'Autism Walkathon' attracts hundreds despite gloomy weather

The event, dubbed ‘Autism Walkathon – A Walk against Stigma’ and organised by the Qatar Institute for Speech and Hearing (QISH), forms part of the World Autism Awareness Day in Doha.

Super typhoon may flood one third of central Tokyo: survey

Super typhoon may flood one third of central Tokyo: survey

One third of central Tokyo could be left under water and nearly four million people affected if a super typhoon strikes the capital causing storm surges, a new study from local authorities has warned.

New icy blast cancels over 100 flights at London Heathrow

New icy blast cancels over 100 flights at London Heathrow

A fresh bout of snow on Saturday forced the cancellation of more than 100 flights in and out of London's Heathrow Airport, with a bad forecast threatening further disruption.