Cloudy skies with scattered rain and low visibility warns meteorology


Scattered clouds cover the sky Friday afternoon at Souk Al Wakra. Photo clicked on January 14, 2022

Doha: Cloudy skies with continuous monitoring of scattered rain which may be interspersed with thunder cells, accompanied by strong downdraft winds and blowing dust, resulting in low and sometimes zero horizontal visibility, Qatar Meteorology warned on its social media.

Southeasterly winds with gusts of up to 30 knots are seen in some areas, adding that motorists should be careful as the weather is unstable.

In his daily report, he said the weather ashore until 6 p.m. Saturday would be partly cloudy to cloudy with a chance of scattered rain, perhaps thundery at times and lightly dusty to blowing dusty in places, thundery rain warning and strong wind expected in places. .

The open sea will be partly cloudy to cloudy with a chance of scattered rain that can be thundery at times, the report adds, warning of thundery rain associated with strong winds and rough seas.

The coastal wind will blow from the southeast to southwest sector at 12 to 22 knots with gusts to 26 knots in places.

Offshore, it will mainly be in the SE sector, 12 to 22 knots, with gusts to 28 knots at times.

Visibility will be 4-8/2 kilometers or less in some places at first.

The sea state ashore will be 2 to 4 feet and occasionally rise to 5 feet. Offshore it will be 3 to 7 feet rises to 9 feet at times.


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