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Posted On: 13 May 2016 06:52 am
Updated On: 12 November 2020 02:16 pm

Doha set to sizzle on Friday as 46C forecast

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The mercury level is expected to shoot up in the country on Friday, reaching a staggering 46C in Doha, according to the Qatar Met department.
Strong winds are also likely in both inshore and offshore areas, the weather office said.
On Wednesday, the Met department had forecast a spell of strong winds and dusty conditions in the coming days, reaching its peak on Saturday and Sunday. Fresh to strong northwesterly winds are expected during this period, resulting in blowing dust and a drop in visibility.
Friday’s forecast for inshore areas says it will be very hot during the day with slight to blowing dust in some places by the afternoon. Some clouds are also expected. The wind speed may go up to 25 knots in some areas by the afternoon.
Offshore areas, meanwhile, will see hazy conditions with some clouds. The wind speed in these areas may reach 22 knots by the evening, with the sea level rising to 7ft.
A maximum temperature of 46C is expected in Doha and Abu Samra, followed by 44C in Messaied, Wakrah and Al Khor, and 42C in Dukhan. Ruwais, on the other hand, is likely to be much less warm at 33C. (Source)