ALGIERS- Minister of the Interior, Local Authorities and Town Planning Nourredine Bedoui decided to send an inter-ministerial committee to the regions recently affected by massive floods, said Monday a ministry communiqué.

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ALGIERS- The National Delegate for major hazards headed to the provinces of Tiaret and El Bayadh (266 km and 536 km respectively west of Algiers) which experienced heavy rainfalls. The official’s visit aimed at assessing the damages, said Thursday a communiqué of the Interior ministry.

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ALGIERS – Several national roads and provincial routes are closed to traffic due to snowfall on several regions in Algiers, said Thursday the representative of the National Gendarmerie’s Information and Road Coordination Centre Commander Ahmed Bencharef.

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ALGIERS- The rainfall forecast for February, March and April is set to be generally "above" normal level in the different regions of the country, where temperatures will generally be lower than normal, according to the forecasts of the National Climate Centre (NCC).

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ALGIERS-Detachments of the People’s National Army (ANP) on Tuesday intervened in many regions like Sidi Bel Abbes and Tlemcen, to reopen roads cut off by snow and give assistance to the population, announced the National Defence Ministry in a statement.

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ALGIERS- Several communes of in the provinces of Tizi Ouzou and Bouira (respectively 100 km and  105 km east of Algiers) have been cut off by road  due to the bad weather having affected parts of the country over the past days, said Tuesday, officials at the Civil Protection, adding that no human loss, nor material damages have been reported.

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