People swim at the beach of Ramlet al-Baida during a sandstorm in Beirut, Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)
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At least one person died Thursday due to the sandstorm that has plagued Lebanon for a fourth consecutive day, raising the overall death toll to at least six as Friday's forecast predicts clearer weather.Two respiratory-related deaths were registered in the country, and at least one is believed to be caused by the storm.The ministry's statement did not mention Ashi's case, saying that only three people have died of causes connected to the storm so far.Friday's temperatures are expected to range between 27 and 36 degrees Celsius along the coast, 24 and 33 in the mountains, 21 and 27 in the Cedars and 24 and 38 in the Bekaa Valley.Temperatures for Saturday will range between 26 and 32 degrees along the coast, 22 and 29 in the mountains, 19 and 25 in the Cedars and 23 and 34 degrees in the Bekaa Valley.
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