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Posted On: 30 September 2018 03:32 pm
Updated On: 12 November 2020 02:19 pm

Thundery rain with hail hit in northeastern Qatar

Khadiza Begum
Khadiza Begum
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Qatar received its first showers today in the northeastern part of the country accompanied by hail in some areas. Qatar_Weather shared videos of the light rain on their social media accounts.

Qatar Meteorology Department warned on its social media sayig, "Thundery rain continues in northeastern areas accompanied with strong wind as latest observations report 32 kt in Alruwais - Simsimah road. Please watch out for rising dust and poor visibility."

Department of Meteorology in its daily report has been warning of development of clouds in some parts of Qatar along with a chance of local thundery rain by afternoon. Offshore, it will be fine to some clouds, the report added.

Wind inshore will be southeasterly to southwesterly less than 05 knot at first, becoming northerly to northeasterly at a speed of 05 to 15 knot, reaching 25 knot with thunder activity. Offshore, it will be southeasterly at a speed of 03 to 12 knot at first becoming to northwesterly to northeasterly later.Visibility will be 04 to 08 or 03 kilometer or less at places at times. Sea state inshore will be 1 to 2 feet. Offshore will be 1 to 3 feet.

(Cover image is for illustrative purpose only, News Source: The Peninsula Qatar)