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Firefighter dies battling northern California blaze

Firefighter dies battling northern California blaze

A firefighter has died while battling an enormous wildfire in northern California, authorities said late on Monday.

Wildfire kills 60 near Athens, flames trap families

Wildfire kills 60 near Athens, flames trap families

Emergency crews found one group of 26 victims, some of them youngsters, lying close together in a field just 30 metres from the sea near Mati in eastern Greece.

Strong winds, dusty spell to continue in Qatar

Strong winds, dusty spell to continue in Qatar

The weather office has also issued a marine warning for strong winds and high seas on Sunday.

Strong winds blow prices up as fishing goes haywire

Strong winds blow prices up as fishing goes haywire

The fish availability in the local markets has been hit heavily in the last few days as adverse weather conditions took a heavy toll on the fishing activities in the waters around Qatar.

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.

At least 18 dead after cyclone hits Horn of Africa

At least 18 dead after cyclone hits Horn of Africa

Flooding and strong winds caused by a tropical cyclone left at least 18 people dead and thousands homeless across two countries in the Horn of Africa, an aid agency said on Monday.

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.

Chances of scattered rain, strong winds

Chances of scattered rain, strong winds

The cloudy spell is likely to continue in the country until Friday along with chances of scattered rain, which may become thundery at times, the Qatar Met department has said.

Strong winds, thundery rain expected in some parts

Strong winds, thundery rain expected in some parts

Strong winds are expected in parts of the country today along with thundery rain at times, the Qatar Met department has said.

Strong winds, dusty conditions forecast

Strong winds, dusty conditions forecast

Strong winds, dusty conditions and poor visibility are expected at times in parts of the country on Wednesday, the Qatar Met department has said.

Strong winds, dust Sunday

Strong winds, dust Sunday

Qatar Met department warned of strong winds in some places along with slight to blowing dust on Sunday. The Met department has also issued a marine warning for poor visibility in some places, strong winds and high seas. Dusty conditions are expected later.

Storm brings wind, flooding and snow to US Northeast

Storm brings wind, flooding and snow to US Northeast

A major winter storm struck the US East Coast on Friday, bringing heavy rain, snow and strong winds and leading to the cancellation of hundreds of flights and closure of federal government offices in Washington.