The move follows "the release of arson balloons from the Gaza Strip toward the State of Israel" which caused fires across the border, the Israeli defence ministry department responsible for Palestinian civil affairs said.
A power outage that gripped New York's Manhattan ended on Saturday after it plunged Broadway theaters into darkness, brought subways to a halt and flicked off billboards in Times Square.
The twister barrelled over the town of Dayton late Monday, damaging homes and uprooting trees. No deaths have been reported so far.
The boat, Tamara II, slowly moved five metres towards the shore with Rostomashvili’s effort.
The company cited a delay in offloading a spot cargo as one of the reasons for the shutdown.
More than 31 million people are eligible to vote in this stage. Polling centres opened at 9am in 13 of Egypt’s 27 provinces, including the capital Cairo and the restive northern part of the Sinai Peninsula.
The unprecedented cross-sectarian protests led to the government stepping down in late October, but no new one has yet been formed as political parties argue over its composition.
President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday he wanted to give parliament the power to choose Russia’s prime minister along with other responsibilities, but said he would like to keep Russia’s strong presidential system in place.
The shutdown hit parts of the sprawling capital Jakarta — home to some 30 million people — and forced the temporary closure of its new mass rapid transit system.