March 21, 2023

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After a rare departure, the search for a South Korean crossed the fortified north

After a rare departure, the search for a South Korean crossed the fortified north

On Sunday, officials from several Gulf states warned people of several days of heavy rain in the region, which has a hot and dry climate.

Due to the lack of rainfall in the Gulf countries and the lack of drainage facilities on the roads, this rain causes many disruptions in daily life.

In the United Arab Emirates, heavy rains fell across the country, especially in Dubai and Abu Dhabi. And the Emirates news agency, WAM, reported that bad weather is expected to continue until Thursday.

Increased rainfall by cloud seeding is a technique used by officials to increase the amount of rainfall that is usually low and infrequent.

In the Emirate of Sharjah, pedestrians and cars were trapped in water and mud, and authorities said no casualties were reported.

The city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia (west of the country) has been hit by heavy rains, including by pilgrims. The Civil Defense Force has warned of moderate rains in many parts of the country.

In Qatar, authorities have called on residents to act with caution and announced that they expect “thunderstorms” and “strong winds” in many areas from Sunday.

Kuwait announces suspension of study

In Kuwait, the Meteorological Agency quoted the Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) as saying that the rainfall was expected to continue “in different amounts until midnight (Sunday), from light to moderate”.

The Kuwaiti Ministry of Education has announced that classes and exams will be suspended in all public and private schools due to “weather and weather conditions across the country”, according to Guna.

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On Saturday, the Sultanate of Oman announced the possibility of “thunderstorms of varying intensity” in many parts of the country. State television also aired footage of roads being flooded.

The Gulf countries experience mild winters, with temperatures reaching 20 degrees Celsius, with the exception of the very short and rare seasons between November and January.