Gulf Times - Winter
'Bigger than winning World Cup': Nepali climber on first winter ascent of K2

'Bigger than winning World Cup': Nepali climber on first winter ascent of K2

A team of Nepali climbers that made the first winter summit of K2, the world’s second tallest peak, arrived back in the country to a heroes' welcome on Tuesday from crowds of well-wishers.

Ooredoo honoured with award at Plug & Play Winter Summit 2020

Ooredoo honoured with award at Plug & Play Winter Summit 2020

Ooredoo has been honoured with an award at the Winter Summit of its partner, Silicon Valley innovation giant Plug & Play.

Warning over dangers of burning charcoal, wood inside homes

Warning over dangers of burning charcoal, wood inside homes

As cooler weather conditions begin to set in, an emergency medicine specialist at Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) has warned the public about the dangers of burning charcoal and wood inside their homes.

Surge in domestic tourism seen as winter approaches

Surge in domestic tourism seen as winter approaches

With improving weather conditions leading up to the winter season, a surge in travel activities among the local population is expected in different touristic areas across Qatar ...

Nepal's Sherpa climbers to make rare winter ascent of Everest

Nepal's Sherpa climbers to make rare winter ascent of Everest

Four veteran Sherpa climbers left on Monday for Mount Everest on a mission to climb the world’s highest mountain in five days from the Nepali side, aiming to set a record ...

Qatar Charity launches winter campaign in Jordan

Qatar Charity launches winter campaign in Jordan

Qatar Charity (QC) has launched the 2019-20 winter campaign “Warmth and Peace” for Syrian and Palestinian refugee camps in Jordan.

At least 23 dead in Alabama tornadoes, winter not over for northeast

At least 23 dead in Alabama tornadoes, winter not over for northeast

Rescuers sifted through rubble looking for more dead and wounded after two back-to-back tornadoes touched down in Alabama, killing at least 23 people, authorities said.

Where's winter? Western Europe basks in record temperatures

Where's winter? Western Europe basks in record temperatures

As western Europe enjoys record highs for winter temperatures, southern parts of the continent are being hit with snow flurries.

Deep freeze grips eastern United States, 12-year-old dies in Chicago

Deep freeze grips eastern United States, 12-year-old dies in Chicago

Winter winds brought extreme cold and ice-slicked roads to the Midwestern and Eastern United States on Monday, with the US Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday and an ongoing government shutdown allowing many to heed official advice to stay indoors.

Cold conditions to continue

Cold conditions to continue

The mercury level dropped to 8.6C in Baida Al Gaa, located in southern Qatar, Sunday as cold conditions prevailed around the country.

Winter weather killed 15 displaced children in Syria: UN

Winter weather killed 15 displaced children in Syria: UN

Freezing temperatures and the lack of medical care have killed at least 15 displaced Syrian children in recent weeks, the United Nations reported on Tuesday.

Katara Hospitality to launch winter offer

Katara Hospitality to launch winter offer

Katara Hospitality has announced an exclusive offer for nationals and residents on the occasion of Qatar National Day throughout its local and international hotels.