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Posted On: 28 March 2020 11:01 am
Updated On: 28 March 2020 11:04 am

Strong winds, high sea, thundery rain expected in some parts of Qatar: Department of Meteorology

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The weather inshore until 6 pm on Saturday will be partly cloudy to cloudy with a chance of scattered rain and thunder at some places at times along with blowing dust at times, the Qatar Department of Meteorology said in its daily weather report, warning of expected thundery rain and strong wind at some places at times.

Offshore, it will be partly cloudy to cloudy with a chance of scattered rain maybe thundery at times , the report added, warning of strong wind, high sea and thundery rains at some places.

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Wind inshore will be northeasterly to southeasterly at a speed of 12 to 22 KT, gusting to 35 KT during thundery rain.

Offshore, it will be southeasterly to northeasterly 12 to 23 KT, gusting to 36 KT at times.

Visibility will be 4 to 8 KM, 3 KM or less at some places at times.

Sea state inshore will be 2 to 4 FT, rises to 5 FT at times. Offshore, it will be 3 to 7 FT, rises to 13 FT at times.

For your safety, the Qatar Meteorology Department has cautioned everyone to avoid all marine activities, there are high waves up to 7 FT with Southeasterly winds reaching 25 KT.

Source: QNA and Qatar Weather
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