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Shor Ab in the region of Helmand is a town in Afghanistan - some 291 mi (or 469 km) South-West of Kabul, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Shor Ab is now 02:58 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Kabul" with an UTC offset of 4.5 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Ziarat-e Shah Maqsud, Shor Ab, Sangin, Maydanay, Lashkar Gah or Zar'alay. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Shor Ab, Nahri Karez, Lwar Malazi, Dzhanabad, Hasanabad and Wushtan. We encountered some video in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

11°C / 51 °F Light rain
Morning Temperature 11°C / 51 °F
Evening Temperature 15°C / 58 °F
Night Temperature 1°C / 34 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 85%
Air Pressure 890.1 hPa
Wind Speed Calm with 2 km/h (1 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 92% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Thursday, 17th of January 2019
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 10°C (49 °F)
Night: 7°C (45 °F)
Friday, 18th of January 2019
Heavy intensity rain, overcast clouds.
Heavy intensity rain Day: 11°C (52 °F)
Night: 8°C (46 °F)
Saturday, 19th of January 2019
Moderate rain, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.
Moderate rain Day: 13°C (55 °F)
Night: 3°C (38 °F)

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Interesting facts about this location

Forward Operating Base Jackson

Forward Operating Base Jackson (FOB Jackson) is a United States military base located just west of Sangin Village, Sangin District, Helmand Province, Afghanistan. It is named after British soldier Private Damien Jackson of the Third Battalion, the Parachute Regiment.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 32.11, 65.04 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:Helmand Province, Military bases of the United States in Afghanistan

Operation Achilles

Operation Achilles was a NATO operation, part of the war in Afghanistan. Its objective was to clear the Helmand province of the Taliban. The operation began on March 6, 2007. The offensive is the largest NATO-based operation in Afghanistan to date. NATO officials reported that, contrary to previous operations, Taliban fighters were avoiding direct confrontation in favor of guerilla tactics.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 32.11, 65.04 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:2007 in Afghanistan, Conflicts in 2007, Military operations of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present) involving Afghanistan, Military operations of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present) involving Canada, Military operations of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present) involving Denmark, Military operations of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present) involving the Netherlands, Military operations of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present) involving the United Kingdom, Military operations of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present) involving the United States, NATO operations in Afghanistan

Sangin

Sangin is a town in Helmand province of Afghanistan, with population of approximately 14,000 people. It is located on {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:32|4|24|N|64|50|2|E| | |name= }} in the valley of the Helmand River at 888 m altitude, 95 km to the north-east of Lashkar Gah. Sangin is notorious as one of the central locations of the opium trade in the south of the country, and is also a town that has traditionally supported the Taliban.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 32.11, 65.04 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Helmand Province