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28 feared dead after Solomons ferry ignores storm warning

28 feared dead after Solomons ferry ignores storm warning

At least 28 ferry passengers were swept overboard in a powerful storm off the Solomon Islands, reports said Saturday, with the captain unaware he had lost anyone until the boat docked.

Doha, other places see rain, thunderstorms

Doha, other places see rain, thunderstorms

Doha and other parts of the country experienced rain, thunderstorms and strong winds on Wednesday, with reports of hail falling in some places also coming in.

Unsettled weather with chance of rain from Wednesday: Met

Unsettled weather with chance of rain from Wednesday: Met

The country is expected to witness unsettled weather conditions, intermittently from Wednesday until the beginning of next week, the Qatar Met department has said.

More than 200,000 hit by Congo floods

More than 200,000 hit by Congo floods

More than 200,000 people have been affected by floods that have ravaged Republic of Congo since last year, authorities said Saturday.

Storm Ciara lashes Europe, disrupts travel

Storm Ciara lashes Europe, disrupts travel

Hundreds of flights and train services were cancelled across northwest Europe on Monday as Storm Ciara swept in packing powerful winds after lashing Britain and Ireland ...

Deep learning computer system can predict weather changes

Deep learning computer system can predict weather changes

Rice University engineers have created a deep learning computer system that taught itself to accurately predict extreme weather events, like heat waves, up to five days in advance ...

Strong winds, chance of light rain: Met

Strong winds, chance of light rain: Met

The cloud cover is expected to increase gradually over the country from this evening and there is a chance of scattered rain until Wednesday,

Weather conditions scrutinised as probe into Kobe Bryant's fatal helicopter crash opens

Weather conditions scrutinised as probe into Kobe Bryant's fatal helicopter crash opens

Overcast skies and fog reported at the scene of the helicopter wreck that killed Los Angeles basketball great Kobe Bryant, his daughter and seven others figured prominently on Monday ...

SpaceX to attempt rocket failure test again after bad weather delay

SpaceX to attempt rocket failure test again after bad weather delay

Elon Musk's SpaceX will try again on Sunday to destroy one of its own rockets in a test of a crucial emergency abort system, a day after bad weather forced the company ...

Strong winds, rain and fluctuating temp from Saturday

Strong winds, rain and fluctuating temp from Saturday

Qatar Meteorology Department has forecast unstable weather from Saturday to Tuesday, including a spike and drop in mercury, strong wind, rain, and high waves.

Typhoon misery for Philippines on holiday season

Typhoon misery for Philippines on holiday season

Typhoon Phanfone pummelled the central Philippines on Christmas Day, bringing a wet and miserable holiday season to millions in the mainly Catholic nation.

Death toll in Europe from storm rises to eight

Death toll in Europe from storm rises to eight

The death toll from a storm that battered Spain, Portugal and France rose to eight on Saturday as the region braced for more violent winds and heavy rain.