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Brace for cold snap this weekend

Brace for cold snap this weekend

Qatar could experience its coldest days so far this winter during the coming weekend, according to the Met department.

Strong winds to cause drop in temperature

Strong winds to cause drop in temperature

A cooler weekend is in store as the Qatar Met department has said strong northwesterly winds from Thursday until Saturday will lead to a significant drop in temperature.

SpaceX says weather forces cancellation of launch of US satellite

SpaceX says weather forces cancellation of launch of US satellite

Rain and wind forced the cancellation of a scheduled morning launch of a Falcon 9 rocket that was to carry a global positioning system satellite into space for the US Air Force, SpaceX said on Thursday.

Weak El Nino weather conditions likely to form by February, UN says

Weak El Nino weather conditions likely to form by February, UN says

There is a 75-80 percent chance of a weak El Nino weather pattern forming by February and a slightly lower likelihood that it will continue through the northern hemisphere ...

Northwest China hit by sandstorm as Beijing is smothered in smog

Northwest China hit by sandstorm as Beijing is smothered in smog

A northwest Chinese city was engulfed by a massive sandstorm that sparked rural fires, forced traffic to slow down and prompted residents to cover their faces, according to state media.

Temperature likely to fall next week

Temperature likely to fall next week

Northwesterly winds are expected to affect Qatar from Saturday evening, causing a noticeable drop in temperature at the beginning of next week.

India braces for cyclone, puts navy on alert

India braces for cyclone, puts navy on alert

Tens of thousands of rescue personnel were on standby and many more people were evacuated in southern India on Thursday as authorities braced for the arrival of Cyclone Gaja.

Death toll from Italy storms surges past 30

Death toll from Italy storms surges past 30

Floods have killed 12 people on the southern island of Sicily, nine of them from the same family, rescue services said Sunday, taking the week's toll across Italy past 30.

Italy weather anguish continues as lightning strike kills tourist

Italy weather anguish continues as lightning strike kills tourist

A German tourist has died during a storm in Italy, in the latest death after a week of terrible weather.

Emergency declared in typhoon-ravaged Northern Mariana

Emergency declared in typhoon-ravaged Northern Mariana

US military aircraft laden with emergency supplies were flying in to the Northern Mariana Islands Saturday in the wake of destructive Super Typhoon Yutu which destroyed buildings and cut electricity supplies.

More rains expected over weekend: Met

More rains expected over weekend: Met

Wet weather is likely to return to the country this weekend as the Met department has said thundershowers are expected in the southern parts of Qatar on Friday along with strong winds.

Work to clear rainwater in full swing

Work to clear rainwater in full swing

Rainwater clearance continued in full swing on Monday as rain emergency teams in various municipalities drained out more than 131.17mn gallons of water from Thursday until last evening ...