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Minister advises caution ahead of expected storm, strong winds

BEIRUT — Interior Minister Bassam Mawlawi on Tuesday evening advised the population not to walk on the streets and asked them to take great caution as a storm accompanied by winds of more than 90 kilometers per hour is expected in the coming hours, his office said in a statement.

Here’s what we know:

    • The bad weather, which is expected to begin Tuesday night and continue until Wednesday evening, “could cause the fall of billboards, trees and poles, and thus constitute a risk for public health,” said Mawlawi. The minister also asked people to be vigilant about where they park their vehicles overnight.

    • The minister also recommended securing all objects that could fly away due to strong winds, including solar panels on the roofs of buildings.


BEIRUT — Interior Minister Bassam Mawlawi on Tuesday evening advised the population not to walk on the streets and asked them to take great caution as a storm accompanied by winds of more than 90 kilometers per hour is expected in the coming hours, his office said in a statement.Here’s what we know:    • The bad weather, which is expected to begin Tuesday night and continue...