Five expatriates had died from severe asthma attacks as torrential rains hit Kuwait last Friday. The phenomenon is said to be similar to the one that killed eight people in Australia a few days ago.
A phenomenon called “thunderstorm asthma” caused the death of six Australians and plagued thousands more. What causes it and why is it dangerous?
Heavy rains are causing more than just a little discomfort in Australia as four people have already succumbed to a medical conditioned triggered by the storms.