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Bad weather halts maritime navigation

KUWAIT: Vehicles drive through a dust storm that hit Kuwait yesterday. – Photo by Fouad Al-Shaikh

KUWAIT: The Kuwait Ports Authority yesterday halted maritime navigation at Shuaiba, Shuwaikh, and Doha ports owing to dusty weather conditions in the country. Maritime operations at the three ports have stopped since 11:00 am based on field statements from naval operation, said the authority in a press statement. According to the meteorological department, the country was affected by active northwesterly winds with speeds exceeding 60 km/h, causing visibility to drop under 1,000 m in some areas. – KUNA

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