Climate change is bringing small risks that tropical cyclones will form in the Arabian Gulf for the first time, in a threat to cities such as Dubai or Doha which are unprepared for big storm surges, a US study said on Monday.
Marine inspectors are conducting rigorous checks at Al Khor fishing jetty to ensure that fishermen are not using nets to catch kingfish after Qatar banned its fishing from August 15 to October 15.
A first shipment of trams has arrived in Doha, making it one step closer to transforming Education City into an environment-friendly ‘smart-city’.
High sea temperatures off the coast of Qatar threaten precious coral reef and have caused mass deaths among some 20 types of fish, Doha-based marine researchers said on Monday.
The Public Works Authority announced that it will implement a temporary closure on Al Shamal Road for 8 hours before Al Gharrafa Interchange in the direction from the north to Doha.
Exports from Qatar were down 41.7 percent in July compared to the same month last year, Qatar News Agency reported on Sunday.
Shops and other business establishments at Al Maha Centre on Salwa Road resumed operations around 1.30pm on Sunday after electricity was restored.
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The Coast Guard managed to contain a fire that broke out at a wooden ship loaded with animal fodder at Doha port Saturday afternoon.
A joint operation to douse the blaze was launched as soon as the emergency service was alerted with a call to 999, sources said.
The Ministry of Interior has confirmed that part of Ramez Store's ceiling collapsed this morning and injured several shoppers who were inside.
The incident occured at the Ramez Store branch on Salwa Road.
A dust storm seems to be taking over Qatar with wind moving at speeds from 19 to 38km an hour.
By night, however, high wind would likely subside with speeds coming down to 18km an hour.
A total of 26 Indians died in Qatar in August, taking the total number of deaths registered with the Indian embassy so far this year to 192. The total number of deaths registered in 2014 was 279.