Harbors in Lattakia and Tartous closed due to weather conditions

Damascus, SANA – The Transport Ministry announced that the harbors in Lattakia and Tartous are closed for marine navigation due to the poor weather conditions from Tuesday and until further notice.

The Ministry said the Tartous Commercial Harbor, Banyas Harbor, Arwad Island Harbor, Lattakia Harbor, Jableh Harbor, and small harbors have all been closed until further notice as the Syrian coast is affected by southwestern winds of speeds up to 80 km/h.

The Harbors Department issued warnings to all ships and small harbors that have vessels to take precautions to deal with the weather, putting all staff at full readiness in case of emergency.

Hazem Sabbagh

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