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The deep freeze and snowfall that paralyzed Texas this week could be the costliest weather event in state history as home and auto claims start to pour in, insurance industry officials warn.
Travel remains ill-advised in much of the United States, with roadways treacherous and thousands of flights cancelled. Many school systems delayed or canceled face-to-face classes. But even staying home can be hazardous in places without power.
Snow blanketed parts of Syria, Lebanon, Jordan and Egypt on Wednesday, blocking roads, disrupting traffic and postponing vaccination campaigns against COVID-19 and even exams at some universities. Nearly a dozen roads in eastern and northern Lebanon were closed to traffic because of the snow.
Different rains hit sporadic areas of the country on Wednesday, when it started to fall at 1.30am on Al Samha, Saih Shuaib, Al Bahia, Al Shahama, and different regions of Abu Dhabi.
Kuwait will close schools and universities nationwide for a day due to unstable weather conditions, the country's education minister said on Sunday.
The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries usually experience mild winters, with the exception of rare and brief episodes of flooding rains between November and January
Heavy snow, accompanied by thunderstorms, blanketed the coastal city of Alexandria in Egypt on Monday prompting authorities to suspend classes and activities as a precautionary measure. Local residents said that it is the first snowfall in almost a decade.
Coinciding with the winter season, many parts of Egypt, including the coastal city of Hurghada, have been experiencing heavy rain, thunderstorms, snowfall and a noticeable drop in temperatures since Thursday.