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Chances of scattered rain on Sunday

Chances of scattered rain on Sunday

Chances of scattered rain are expected to continue on Sunday and the conditions may become thundery at times in some areas, accompanied by strong winds, the Qatar Met department has said.

Indian capital in ‘day-to-day battle’ with smog as cool weather sets in

Indian capital in ‘day-to-day battle’ with smog as cool weather sets in

Cooler temperatures and lighter wind trapped heavy smog over the Indian capital on Wednesday, pushing pollution to ‘severe’ levels in many places with no immediate relief in sight, government agencies said.

Bangladesh evacuates 100,000 as Cyclone Bulbul approaches

Bangladesh evacuates 100,000 as Cyclone Bulbul approaches

Bangladesh authorities have evacuated around 100,000 people from the country's low-lying coastal villages and islands with Cyclone Bulbul set to slam into the country later on Saturday, officials said.

'Unsettled weather conditions' expected from Friday

'Unsettled weather conditions' expected from Friday

Unsettled weather, marked by rain and strong winds, are expected to affect the country from Friday (November 8) noon until the end of next week, the Qatar Met department has said.

Rescuers hunt for missing as landslides, floods kill 10 in Japan

Rescuers hunt for missing as landslides, floods kill 10 in Japan

Rescuers worked by hand to clear debris from a landslide triggered by heavy rains in central Japan on Saturday, as the toll from the storms rose to 10 dead with a further three people reportedly missing.

Japan allocates millions in aid for typhoon-hit regions

Japan allocates millions in aid for typhoon-hit regions

Japan's government said Wednesday it would set aside millions of dollars to help areas devastated by Typhoon Hagibis, which killed more than 70 people across the country.

Two dead as Typhoon Hagibis batters Japan with 'unprecedented' rain

Two dead as Typhoon Hagibis batters Japan with 'unprecedented' rain

Powerful Typhoon Hagibis barrelled through Japan Saturday, killing at least two people and lashing large parts of the country with "unprecedented" rain that caused floods

Spanish PM visits flood-hit areas as death toll rises to six

Spanish PM visits flood-hit areas as death toll rises to six

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez on Saturday visited the country's flood-stricken southeastern regions as the death toll rose to six and train and air services were disrupted for a third day.

Amid fears of higher Dorian death toll, islanders vie to leave

Amid fears of higher Dorian death toll, islanders vie to leave

Bahamians scrambled to escape the islands hardest-hit by Dorian, which has killed at least 43 people, while the storm wreaked ‘havoc’ farther north in Canada after making landfall near Halifax Saturday.

Tokyo braces for direct hit from typhoon Faxai

Tokyo braces for direct hit from typhoon Faxai

A strong typhoon that could bring record winds and rain was poised to make a direct hit on Tokyo later Sunday, as authorities warned of high waves, landslides and flooding.

'Staggering' death toll feared in Bahamas after Dorian's destruction

'Staggering' death toll feared in Bahamas after Dorian's destruction

Charities, government agencies and even cruise ships loaded with supplies and volunteers rushed emergency aid to the storm-ravaged Bahamas

Hurricane Dorian changes course, strengthens to Category 4

Hurricane Dorian changes course, strengthens to Category 4

Hurricane Dorian changed course slightly on Saturday, possibly putting it on track to hit the Carolinas rather than Florida as previously forecast, after a dangerous blast through the Bahamas.