Gulf Times - Winter
Arnold, Smith, Winter win 2018 Nobel Chemistry Prize

Arnold, Smith, Winter win 2018 Nobel Chemistry Prize

Scientists Frances Arnold, George Smith and Gregory Winter won the 2018 Nobel Prize for Chemistry for research using directed evolution to produce enzymes for new chemicals and pharmaceuticals ...

QRCS provides winter aid for 25,000 displaced Syrians

QRCS provides winter aid for 25,000 displaced Syrians

QRCS personnel in Syria have distributed more than 13,500 winterisation clothing kits for adults and children so far.

QRCS distributes winter aid in three Afghan provinces

QRCS distributes winter aid in three Afghan provinces

Pegged at $160,000 (QR584,000), the project is aimed at alleviating the suffering of the needy and displaced people by distributing winterisation aid to 1,500 families (7,500 people) in three provinces.

Ministry issues fire safety tips to residents

Ministry issues fire safety tips to residents

Improper use of heaters, wood or coal or negligence towards safety procedures could sometimes lead to unexpected fires either at home or desert camps, MoI pointed out.

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.

Temperature to drop next week, 5C in southern Qatar

Temperature to drop next week, 5C in southern Qatar

A significant drop in temperature is expected in the country next week, the Qatar Met department has said.

Winter sees more foreign tourists flocking to Qatar

Winter sees more foreign tourists flocking to Qatar

The diverse tourism offerings in Qatar are attracting more foreign tourists this winter, from cultural and historical visits to desert safari adventures, a number of tour operators have said.

Winter death threat for asylum seekers stranded on Greek islands

Winter death threat for asylum seekers stranded on Greek islands

Winter could bring death to asylum seekers stranded on crowded Greek islands with only summer tents for shelter, aid groups said on Wednesday, urging a mass relocation to the mainland.

Britain hoping for record medal haul in Korea Winter Olympics

Britain hoping for record medal haul in Korea Winter Olympics

British athletes are hoping for their best-ever Winter Olympics medal haul in Pyeongchang next February after matching their previous record of four last time around in Sochi.

MoI cautions on use of heaters

MoI cautions on use of heaters

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) has stressed the need to exercise due caution while using heaters and fireplaces during winter.

As smog returns, Beijing says skies are getting cleaner

As smog returns, Beijing says skies are getting cleaner

The Chinese capital was on the second-highest orange smog alert in the depth of winter on Tuesday as city officials said the air quality was improving overall, citing data for the whole of last year.

Mercury touches 31 degrees at Al Rayyan

Mercury touches 31 degrees at Al Rayyan

Mercury touched 31C on Friday at Al Rayyan, in an unusual development during winter in Qatar. Doha Airport, Al Khor, Sheehaniyah and Turayna recorded 30C, according to Qatar Meteorological Department.