Kuwait on Sunday warned its citizens in Japan to be cautious as Typhoon Lan, which is currently over the southernmost regions of the country, is expected to hit Tokyo by midnight. In a statement, the Kuwait embassy said that Lan, classified a Category 4 storm, carries the risks of landslides and floods due to accompanying heavy rain and strong winds. Kuwaiti Citizens were also advised to abide by the safety guidelines issued by local authorities. In the case of emergency, they were urged to contact the embassy on its following hotlines, 03-3455-0361 – 03-3455-0362 – 03-3455-0363.
At least two people were killed and many injured as a mammoth typhoon struck Japan, hurling dangerous winds and threatening to cause major flooding and mudslides.
The State of Kuwait Embassy in the United Kingdom has urged the Citizens, namely students in Ireland and British cities and towns, to be cautious in anticipation of the forecast hurricane Ophelia The embassy in a statement called on the nationals to adhere to instructions declared by the local authorities. Both the diplomatic mission and the Kuwaiti Culture Office are contacting the Kuwaiti students in the UK and Ireland regarding procedures that must be taken for their safety.
Consulate staff are available round the clock, ready to offer any help required for the Kuwaiti Citizens.
The hurricane is reportedly barreling towards the UK with winds of up to 70 km/h. The mission is reachable on the following phone number: 00442075903400
Temperatures are expected to become moderate in the upcoming days, said Kuwait Meteorological Center, The low pressure will begin to decrease allowing improvement in weather conditions. On September 22, the summer season in Kuwait will conclude meteorological due to the southward equinox, a phenomenon when daytime and nighttime equal each other.
A tropical depression dumped heavy rain on the Philippines on Tuesday, flooding metropolitan Manila and nearby provinces and causing landslides and flash floods that killed at least 4 people, 6 others were missing, including 5 residents of Laguna province where floods swept away a house next to a swollen river.
#US Kuwait Embassy urged its nationals in the State of Florida to be cautious about their safety as the potentially catastrophic Hurricane Irma is barreling towards the state from the Atlantic Ocean. Out of keenness on the security and safety of the Kuwaiti citizens and students living in the state, the Embassy urged them a press release to follow the safety instructions specified by the local authorities. It called on the Kuwaiti nationals to keep in touch with Kuwaiti mission in Washington and report on any eventuality via the embassy’s Emergency phone No: +12022620758 or the culture office +12023642104.