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Posted On: 6 September 2016 09:18 am
Updated On: 12 November 2020 02:16 pm

Dusty winds likely in Qatar on Tuesday

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Strong winds, dusty conditions and low visibility are expected in the country on Tuesday, the Qatar Met department has said.

Offshore areas, too, are likely to see strong winds and high seas in the early hours, according to the weather report.

Northwesterly winds blowing at a speed of 12-22 knots are expected in inshore areas, which may go up to 30 knots in some places at times and decrease by the evening.
In offshore areas, northwesterly winds will blow at a speed of 10-20 knots and reach 26 knots towards the north. The sea level may go up to 8ft.
Visibility, meanwhile, may drop to 3km or less in some places at times.

The detailed forecast for inshore areas is that it will be hazy in some places at first, followed by a hot day.

Slight to blowing dust is also expected in some areas at times.
Dusty conditions are also likely in offshore areas along with some clouds.
Sheehaniya, Batna and Turayna recorded the highest temperature in the country on Monday at 44C, followed by 43C in Al Rayyan, Karana and Ghuwairiyah.
In the capital, the mercury level reached a high of 42C in the Doha airport area and 41C in the Qatar University area.

The maximum temperature on Tuesday is expected to be 42C in Doha, Mesaieed and Wakrah. (Source)