x Abu Dhabi, UAESunday 23 July 2017

Lebanon storm kills 2 including baby as government closes schools

A storm sweeping across Lebanon for the second day has killed two people, including a six-month-old baby boy washed away by floods.

BEIRUT // A storm sweeping across Lebanon for the second day killed two people, including a six-month-old baby boy washed away by floods, blocked roads and led the government to order school closures for 48 hours starting tomorrow, the official National News Agency said.

The stormy weather is expected to continue for the next couple of days, with winds reaching 80 kilometres per hour and snow falling at 300 metre elevations.