Rain Strong Thunderstorms to Hit Several Moroccan Regions on Sunday

Rabat – The National Meteorological Directorate  (DMN) issued today a weather alert for Monday and Sunday, stating that rain and thunderstorms are likely to hit some regions, including the Rabat-Salé province.A warning for strong thunderstorms on May 6 and May 7 was issued for Khenifra, Khouribga, Ifrane, Beni Mellal, Fqih Ben Saleh, Azilal, Kelaa Sraghna, Al Haouz, Chichaoua, Marrakech, Rehamna, Settat, Berrechid, Benslimane and Khemisset.The note added that local strong thunderstorms will hit from Sunday 10:00 p.m to Monday 12:00 p.m. the cities of Kenitra, Larache, Rabat-Sale region, Skhirate, Temera, Mohammedia, Casablanca, Nouacer, Berrechid, Ben Slimane, Settat, Khouribga, Khemisset, Khenifra, Fqih Ben Saleh, Kelaa Sraghna, Rehamna, Youssoufia, Safi and Sidi Bennour. Stormy showers will sometimes be accompanied by hailstorms and gusts of wind in the said provinces and will persist, the afternoon of Monday, on the reliefs of the upper and middle Atlas and their western plains, according to the note.DMN forecast on Saturday cloudy and rainy conditions throughout the country. Yesterday’s statement forecasted low-level clouds and rain showers in the east, Rif, and High and the Middle Atlas, with moderate winds. read more

Global Gathering Focus on Europe

International Services invites you to participate in the Global Gathering: Focus on Europe event on Wednesday, Nov. 5 in Cairns 207 and the Scotiabank Atrium. This year’s Global Gathering will be focused on Europe.The presentations begin at 11 a.m. and run until 12:15 p.m. Presentations include:• In search of the Manx sea-kings, by Dr. Andrew McDonald, Professor, Department of History• Approaching War: Childhood, Culture and the First World War project by Dr. Lissa Paul, Professor, Department of Undergraduate & Graduate Studies in Education• Student Mobility Trends in Europe, by Christina Bosilo, manager, International Learning Programs, International Services & Programs Abroad• Conservatism accounting and information environment following IFRS Adoption, by Dr. Samir Trabelsi, Associate Professor, Goodman School of Business• Music in France, by Dr. Scott Henderson, Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Communication, Popular Culture and Film• To Russia with Love: Brock’s Partnership with Moscow State University, by Dr. David Schimmelpenninck, Professor, Department of HistoryPosters will be displayed in the Cairns Complex Scotiabank Atrium from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. A networking luncheon will be held in the Scotiabank Atrium from 12:15 p.m.-1 p.m.On Thursday, Nov. 6, John Paul Kleiner from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Information Centre in Toronto will deliver the Research Opportunities in Germany faculty information session from 1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m. in Plaza 600F. Earlier in the day, from 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m., history Professor Michael Driedger and his DAAD colleagues will be giving a student information session on study opportunities in Germany.All are welcome to attend all events. read more