Motorists on Old Airport Road on Tuesday morning November 23. Salim Matramkot / The Peninsula
Doha: Weather until 6 p.m. Tuesday will be hazy to foggy at first will become relatively warm with some dust and a few clouds, mild at night, the meteorology department said in its daily weather report, warning of poor visibility horizontal expected at first, strong wind in places in the afternoon.
The offshore will be hazy to hazy at first, turn fine later, the report added, warning of poor visibility expected early on and strong winds in places in the afternoon.
In a statement on Twitter, the Qatar Meteorological Department (QMD) said a relative drop in temperature is likely to occur from tomorrow evening and over the weekend, due to the northwesterly wind.
During this period, the maximum temperature during the day should be between 26 and 31 degrees Celsius. The lowest temperature at night will be between 14 and 23 degrees Celsius in various parts of the country.
The coastal wind will initially be variable, becoming north-westerly from 08 to 18 knots to reach 20 knots in places in the afternoon.
Offshore, it will be variable at first, becoming north-westerly from 03 to 13 knots, increasing to 18 to 28/33 knots in the afternoon.
Visibility will be 4 to 8/2 km or less at places at the start.
Coastal sea conditions will be 1 to 3 feet, rising to 5 feet in the afternoon. Offshore, it will be 2 to 4 feet to reach 5 to 8/10 feet in the afternoon.
On Twitter, QMD also shared a number of instructions for ensuring security during this time.
– Use fog lights and low beams
– Do not use emergency lighting and high beams
– Stay in the lane in which you are riding
– Avoid overtaking and lane changes
– Be vigilant and listen to the dangers that may arise
– Use your defroster and wipers to maximize your vision
– Slow down your vehicle and drive at a speed suitable for the conditions
– Allow more distance between vehicles