UPDATE 1-Kuwait public works minister resigns after damaging flood
"Out of my moral responsibility ... I have submitted my resignation to the prime minister," Al-Roumi said.
The army and national guard were mobilised to help clear water from critical facilities and roadways and the Kuwait Oil Company announced a state of emergency, KUNA reported.
No deaths or injuries were reported.
Parliament speaker Marzouq al-Ghanim said a meeting would be held on Sunday to discuss the impact of the flooding, KUNA reported. (Reporting by Ali Abdelaty Editing by Robin Pomeroy)
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