Video | A dust storm sweeps Iraq, disrupting life and causing dozens of suffocation cases

طقس العرب GO 2022-05-23 2022-05-23T10:22:44Z
رنا السيلاوي
رنا السيلاوي
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Video | A dust storm sweeps Iraq, disrupting life and causing dozens of suffocation cases

Weather of Arabia - Today, Monday (May 23), Iraqi hospitals received dozens of cases of suffocation due to the dust storm sweeping the country.

 

 

 

 

And the Iraqi government announced the suspension of working hours in all official institutions in the country, with the exception of the health, security and service departments, due to bad weather conditions and a heavy wave of dust.

 

Health sources said that hospitals in Anbar Governorate received 47 cases of suffocation and shortness of breath due to the dust storm.

 

For his part, the Minister of Education, Ali Al-Dulaimi, announced that it was decided to postpone the exams for sixth grade students and the unfinished classes on Monday, to the next day and on the same announced schedule, due to the bad weather conditions, and in the interest of the safety of our students and students.

 

The Baghdad Airport Administration also issued a statement, saying: "The Baghdad International Airport administration would like to make it clear to all our valued passengers and airlines operating at the airport about the closure of the airspace and the suspension of air traffic at the airport for this Monday, due to dust storms."

 

And she explained that "the visibility is up to 400 metres," noting that "passengers will be informed of the nature of any emergency developments due to the weather conditions affecting the country."

 

See also: TV interview | What are the reasons for the recurrence of dust storms recently? And solutions to mitigate its damage

This article was written originally in Arabic and is translated using a 3rd party automated service. ArabiaWeather is not responsible for any grammatical errors whatsoever.

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