A fierce wildfire raged on north of Los Angeles on Sunday, threatening other towns after already charring vast swaths of land, but other blazes were largely contained after burning for days.
The search for an Argentine navy submarine missing in the South Atlantic for one week reached a "critical phase" on Wednesday as the 44 crew on board could be running low on oxygen, a navy spokesman said.
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.
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.
The wind speed (northwesterly) may go up to 28 knots in some places inshore by noon and 35 knots offshore, with the sea level rising to 12ft.
The wind speed (northwesterly) may go up to 25 knots in some places inshore and 35 knots offshore, with the sea level rising to 12ft. Visibility, meanwhile, may drop to 2km or less at times.