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European heatwave brings drought and wildfires

European heatwave brings drought and wildfires

In Sweden, where temperatures are the highest for a century, farmers are even sending their animals to slaughter.

Karachi fears more deaths amid fresh heatwave

Karachi fears more deaths amid fresh heatwave

Temperatures have risen since Monday night and the cooling winds from the Arabian Sea have stopped.

Temperature soars to 45 degrees in Doha

Temperature soars to 45 degrees in Doha

Different parts of the country experienced hot conditions on Saturday with southerly fresh to strong winds causing blowing dust and low visibility, which dropped to below 3km in some areas.

Windy, dusty conditions forecast until Tuesday

Windy, dusty conditions forecast until Tuesday

The weather office said northwesterly fresh to strong winds are expected to affect the country from Friday night until Tuesday.

Two killed as snow, sub-zero temperatures paralyse Europe

Two killed as snow, sub-zero temperatures paralyse Europe

Two people were found dead in Romania as snow and sub-zero temperatures across much of Europe saw flights cancelled, road and rail transport disrupted and schools closed on Tuesday.

Visibility hit as dust sweeps across Qatar

Visibility hit as dust sweeps across Qatar

The Qatar Met department issued several posts on its social media channels on Wednesday, advising people to be cautious and providing regular updates on the emerging situation.

Temperature shoots up to 38C in Mesaieed

Temperature shoots up to 38C in Mesaieed

Other places that recorded high temperatures on Tuesday were Abu Samra - 37C (up by 6C from Monday’s 31C), Jumayliyah - 37C (up by 7C from Monday’s 30C).

HMC offers safe heating tips to keep warm during winter

HMC offers safe heating tips to keep warm during winter

HMC's Dr Rafael Consunji explained that electrical burns and fires are more likely to happen with the incorrect use of electrical appliances for heating, while scald burns most often happen when bathing or cooking with hot liquids.

Moscow authorities struggle to clear record snowfall

Moscow authorities struggle to clear record snowfall

Moscow authorities battled to clear streets and told children they could skip school as the city was blanketed by its heaviest snowfall in 100 years.

Winter storm brings blizzard, freezing temperatures to Japan

Winter storm brings blizzard, freezing temperatures to Japan

Commuters in Tokyo saw temperatures drop to four degrees below zero on Thursday morning, a level the capital had not seen in 48 years.

Snowstorm, deep freeze leaves 4 dead in US South

Snowstorm, deep freeze leaves 4 dead in US South

A winter storm that caused at least four deaths in the US South brought record low temperatures on Wednesday to parts of the region, where it coated roads with ice ...

Foggy conditions expected in Qatar until Saturday

Foggy conditions expected in Qatar until Saturday

The weather office has urged people to be cautious in view of the expected conditions and follow latest updates through its official social media accounts.