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Abu Samra records season's lowest temperature at 4C

Abu Samra records season's lowest temperature at 4C

Abu Samra recorded the lowest temperature so far this winter at 4C, the Qatar Met department said in a tweet on Thursday.

Over 900 vehicles cross Abu Samra in first three days after reopening: GAC

Over 900 vehicles cross Abu Samra in first three days after reopening: GAC

A total of 930 vehicles crossed the Abu Samra border in the first three days after the Land Customs Department counters there resumed work, the General Authority of Customs (GAC) said.

Qatar announces procedures for arrivals through Abu Samra border crossing

Qatar announces procedures for arrivals through Abu Samra border crossing

A number of precautionary measures will be implemented on all arrivals from the Abu Samra border crossing following the opening of the air, land and sea borders between Qatar and the sisterly Saudi Arabia ...

Mercury level set to rise

Mercury level set to rise

The heat is on in the country as the mercury level is expected to touch 45C in Abu Samra and 43C in Doha on Thursday, the Qatar Met department’s weather report shows.

Alert Customs officials foil attempts to smuggle drugs

Alert Customs officials foil attempts to smuggle drugs

The General Authority of Customs (GAC) has seized 23kg of the illicit drug marijuana in addition to 4,704 illicit narcotic pills through different operations at the various entry points of Qatar.

Heat spell to continue in Qatar on Saturday

Heat spell to continue in Qatar on Saturday

Another hot day with a maximum temperature of 44C in Abu Samra has been forecast for Saturday by the Met department.

Sunday records lowest ever temperature

Sunday records lowest ever temperature

The lowest ever temperature – 1.5C – in Qatar’s history was recorded in Abu Samra early Sunday, the weather office said. The previous record was set way back in 1964, when the temperature had dropped to 3.8C in Mesaieed, according to the Qatar Meteorology Department (QMD).

Public Prosecution office at HIA to collect fines

Public Prosecution office at HIA to collect fines

The Public Prosecution has opened an office at the Hamad International Airport (HIA) to process the transactions of departing passengers and enable them to pay fines they have incurred.

Saudi walkathon adventurer wraps up Qatar leg

Saudi walkathon adventurer wraps up Qatar leg

Saudi adventurer Nasser Mohamed Al Jarallah al-Qahtani, who is on a mission to walk through the GCC countries, has concluded his Qatar leg, which started at Abu Samra Land Post and finished at Souq Waqif in Doha.

Man gets life sentence for attempting to smuggle drugs

Man gets life sentence for attempting to smuggle drugs

A Doha Criminal Court has sentenced a man to life imprisonment for attempting to smuggle some 22kg of hashish into the country.

Abu Samra border sees 523,160 visitor arrivals in 6 months

Abu Samra border sees 523,160 visitor arrivals in 6 months

Total visitor arrivals at the Abu Samra border reached 523,160 in six months up to June, figures released by the Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics (MDPS) show.

Temporary closure on part of Salwa Road

Temporary closure on part of Salwa Road

The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) has announced a temporary closure, in co-ordination with the Traffic Department, on a part of Salwa Road on June 30 and July 1 ...