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UAE releases water from dams

UAE's Ministry of Environment and Water's Dams' has opened gates to release water retained in dams located in the Wadi Shoka, Al Qushaish and Al Kassa in the central region, following heavy to moderate summer rains in Ras Al Khaima

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48m gallons of rainwater harvested in UAE’s lakes, dams

UAE’s Ministry of Environment and Water said an an estimated 219,300 cu m of water, or 48 million gallons, flowed into the lakes and dams located in the country’s central region following a rainfall recently. According

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Rain hampers Nepal rescue as deaths top 5,500

Rescue teams toiled in pouring rain on Thursday in the debris left by last week's devastating earthquake in Nepal, but officials said the chances of finding any more survivors was bleak as the death toll neared 5,500. While re

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Summer heat, rain on rise as weather gets trapped

Summer heatwaves and downpours have become more frequent in the northern hemisphere this century, apparently because extreme weather can get trapped for weeks in the same place in a warming world, a study showed. Disruptions to th

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Bahrain on standby for more rains

Authorities in Bahrain are on standby in case of further rains after working round the clock to clear roads following downpours earlier this week, said a top official. Works Ministry public relations and media director Fahad Buall

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Bahrain rains to continue Monday

Bahrain experienced moderate to heavy showers yesterday with the Civil Aviation Affairs Meteorology Directorate officials predicting more rain today. Weather officials said the showers, which started early in the afternoon, brough

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30 accidents as Bahrain roads flood

Thirty accidents were reported within two hours yesterday as motorists struggled to cope with  Bahrain's first major downpour of the year. Flooding was reported across the country with Isa Town, Sanabis, Manama and Riffa

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30 accidents as Bahrain roads flood

Thirty accidents were reported within two hours yesterday as motorists struggled to cope with  Bahrain's first major downpour of the year. Flooding was reported across the country with Isa Town, Sanabis, Manama and Riffa

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Hurricane Isaac zeroes in on New Orleans

  Hurricane Isaac surged ashore in southern Louisiana on Tuesday, packing high winds and heavy rains, and was set to hit New Orleans seven years to the day after Hurricane Katrina devastated the city. Isaac is the first hu

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India's monsoon rains to arrive on time

India's 2012 monsoon rains are likely to hit the southern coast on time on June 1, the weather department said on Tuesday, brightening farm output prospects as farmers can plant crops like cotton and paddy on time and reap good yields. The

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