Humid conditions from tomorrow

The weather in Qatar is expected to become relatively humid from tomorrow evening, the Met Office said yesterday. Meanwhile, the warning of north-westerly fresh to strong winds is expected to continue until this evening with moderate to rough sea waves.

El Nino: Summer to be hotter, longer

This summer is likely to be hotter in Qatar and the entire Gulf region, thanks to the El Nino climatic phenomenon, the Meteorology Department said yesterday.

The region may also see a prolonged summer this year extending beyond September.

Temperature to hit 47C in Abu Samra

The highest temperature forecast in Qatar so far this summer, 47C, is expected at Abu Samra today, according to the Met Office. The maximum temperature forecast for Dukhan is 43C, followed by 41C at Mesaieed, Wakrah and Al Khor, 40C in Doha and 31C in Ruwais.

Scattered rains likely today

The weather bureau has been forecasting scattered rains for the past several days — today being no exception. However, asked why the forecasts were going wrong, a veteran researcher and analyst at the bureau kept up a brave face and said that was not true. 

Thundery rain with strong wind forecast

Thundery rain with strong wind has been forecast for Friday at some places in Qatar. Though the Met Office had forecast chances of rain since Tuesday, only brief drizzles have been reported until Thursday.

Chances of rain in Qatar from Monday

There are chances of intermittent and scattered rains in Qatar from Monday, the Met Office has predicted.

Temperature to soar up to 44

The maximum temperature may reach 44 degrees Celsius Thursday and Friday over the central and western parts of Qatar, the Met office has warned.

Weather bureau warns of hotter days ahead

The weather bureau yesterday warned of hotter days ahead and said day temperatures could soar by over four to seven degrees Celsius from today until Friday.

Weather to be windy, dusty today

The weather is expected to be windy and dusty today as a result of which visibility will be poor. The sea will be choppy with waves jumping up to 10 to 11 feet at times at places.