Kuwait orders schools to close on Monday due to heavy rains

Several roads flooded, disrupting traffic across the country


Published: Sun 2 Jan 2022, 5:21 PM

Kuwait will close schools and universities nationwide for a day due to unstable weather conditions, the country's education minister said on Sunday.

All middle and high school exams scheduled for Monday will be postponed, Dr Ali Al-Mudhaf said in a statement, giving schools the leeway to rearrange their final exams as they see fit, the dates of which will be released in a ministry statement later on Sunday, according to the Kuwait News Agency.

The day off does not include faculty and staff, who are still required to go to work on Monday, added the statement.


Heavy rains lashed much of Kuwait on Sunday, flooding roads and disrupting traffic across the country.

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