Kuwait shut all ports yesterday temporarily due to foggy weather, state news agency KUNA said, quoting the country’s port authority. Bad weather halted operations at Shuwaikh, Shuaiba and Doha ports, which were expected to resume activity once weather conditions and visibility improve, the statement said. Also, 14 incoming flights were re-routed, KUNA said, quoting the country’s civil aviation authority.
Flights were re-routed to airports in Dammam, Doha and Manama since 0400 local time until visibility was restored. The first flights resumed to Kuwait International Airport at 0700 local time, the statement added.