Variable about 10 knots becoming northwest to southwesterly 10/15 knots in the afternoon then becoming variable about 10 knots in the late evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Below 0.5 metres. Weather: Isolated thunderstorms in the morning and afternoon. Outlook Saturday: West to southwesterly about 10 knots increasing to 10/15 knots in the late evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Below 0.5 metres. Weather: Isolated thunderstorms west of Kalumburu, extending throughout until evening. Outlook Sunday: West to southwesterly 10/15 knots tending south to southwesterly during the day then turning west to northwesterly during the morning. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: West to southwesterly below 1 metre west of Kalumburu. Weather: Isolated thunderstorms.Issued Fri 04:01 WST
11:47 EDT Parts of the Middle East have been blanketed in heavy snow, piling more misery on millions of Syrian refugees who have fled the country's bitter civil war.