Articles tagged "morocco weather"

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Severe hailstorm causes major damage to agriculture and properties in Fez-Meknes, Morocco

An intense hailstorm lashed Fez-Meknes in Morocco over the weekend, causing major damage to properties. The Ministry of Agriculture also reported that the storm affected about 9 100 ha (22 500 acres) of agricultural land in 27 rural communities.​ Photos and videos...

June 10, 2020

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Widespread, devastating floods hit Morocco

Massive and destructive floods hit many parts of Morocco on April 24, 2020, turning streets and roads into raging rivers. In Youssoufia, damages were reported as waters ripped through neighborhoods. Traffic came to a complete halt in most urban roads in the city. ...

April 27, 2020

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Twin landspout tornadoes form in Oued Zem, Morocco on March 15

Twin landspout tornadoes formed in Oued Zem, Khouribga Province, Morocco during the afternoon hours (LT) of March 15, 2020. At this time, there are no reports of damage or injuries. Landspouts are usually smaller and weaker than supercell tornadoes and do not form...

March 16, 2020

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Early season cold wave, snowfall hit Morocco

Residents woke up to snow-covered surroundings in Morocco on November 16, 2019, as heavy snowfall came earlier than usual. The country's weather office issued an announcement regarding a cold wave in several cities, including Ifrane. Ifrane usually sees heavy...

November 18, 2019

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17 dead, 1 missing as more flooding hits Morocco and Algeria

More floods produced by violent rains continued sweeping across Africa, leaving 17 dead in Morocco and one missing in Algeria on September 8, 2019. Initial reports stated that at least 11 people were killed when a bus was overturned by floodwaters on a bride in...

September 12, 2019

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Heavy rains spawn deadly floods in Khenifra, massive debris flow in Al Haouz, Morocco

Torrential rains caused floods in Khenifra province, northern central Morocco on September 2, 2019, killing two people and damaging properties. According to reports, the victims were identified as a teenage girl and an elderly man, who died in separate areas. The...

September 05, 2019

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At least 7 dead, several missing as severe flash floods hit southern Morocco

Severe flash floods left at least 7 people dead and several missing in Imi Ntiyaret municipality (Ighern District) following torrential rains across Taroudant Province, 600 km (373 miles) south of Rabat, Morocco on August 28, 2019. Search and rescue operations are...

August 30, 2019

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Heavy early-season snowfall blankets parts of Morocco

Temperatures throughout Morocco plummeted to near and below freezing throughout Morocco over the weekend, leading to first snowfall of the season more than 2 months ahead of usual. Temperatures in Ifrane, known as Morocco's Switzerland dropped to -1 °C (30.2...

October 31, 2018

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'Exceptional mobilization' as cold wave hits Morocco, south blanketed by extremely rare snow again

Moroccan authorities announced February 6 they've temporarily closed nearly 900 schools due to cold wave and severe weather conditions expected to continue affecting the country. At the same time, southern Morocco experienced its second snow of this season and...

February 09, 2018

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First snow in 50 years hits southern Morocco, exceptional snowfall paralyzes the country

Following unprecedented road conditions across Morocco on January 20, 2018, when 5 000 km (3 100 miles) of roads were closed due to what authorities described as 'exceptional' snowfall, heavy snow arrived to the country's southern regions on January 29,...

January 30, 2018

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Severe flooding in northern Morocco

Severe flooding was reported in parts of northern Morocco on February 22, 2016 after heavy rainfalls lashed the region over the last two days. One person is suspected dead, according to the current reports. The regions of Tanger-Tetouan-Al Hoecima, including the...

February 22, 2016