Do not leave homes – Water clogging in many areas.

The Ministry of Interior called on citizens and expats not to leave their homes unless it is absolutely necessary due to heavy rains the country is witnessing currently. The MOI called on motorists who are currently on the road to exercise caution and not to hesitate to call emergency number 112 or 1804000 for civil defense operation or Traffic department for assistance.

Salwa Area.

The Information department of Kuwait Traffics Col. Nawaf Hayyan stated that 5 underground bypass of flyovers and 15 streets have been closed due to water clogging. Water clogging was noticed on Gazali Tunnel, Al Magreeb Express Tunnel on 4th ring road, Jahra Industrial tunnel on Jassim Al Kharafi Road, Jamal Abdel Nasser Road Tunnel, Mungaf Tunnel on Fahaheel coastal road. 50 reports were recieved from motorist about their cars being sinked and roads were blocked with rising water


The Meteorological Department forecasted, Sunday, the continuation of moderate-to-heavy rainfall on most areas in the country, along with heavy thunderstorms during some periods. The department stated to KUNA that the rains are expected to last until midnight where it will be decreasing gradually with a chance of fog on some areas. It also added that it has reordered, up until 10 a.m., rainfall depth of 34 mm in Kuwait Airport station as well as Sabah Al-Ahmad area. As for Al-Abdali, north of the country, it recorded 32 mm, and Al-Jahra 28 mm. The department mentioned that Al-Salmi and Al-Adami west of the country registered 27 mm. Furthermore, Al-Salmiya recorded 24 mm, Kuwait City 22 mm, Kaifan 21.3 mm, Al-Jabriya 16.5 mm, Al-Rabiya 23.85 and Al-Nuwaiseeb 12.8 mm.

Al Zahara Area
Source- Arab Times.

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