Strong winds, dusty spell to continue in Qatar
July 22 2018 12:07 AM
Weather- Hot, Dusty

Doha

Strong winds are again expected in most parts of the country on Sunday along with poor visibility in some places due to dust, the Met department has said.
The weather office has also issued a marine warning for strong winds and high seas on Sunday.
Northwesterly winds will blow at a speed of 15-25 knots, reaching a high of 30 knots in some places at times before decreasing to 5-15 knots. Offshore, the wind speed (northwesterly) will be 7-17 knots, going up to 27 knots.
The detailed forecast says a hot daytime is expected on Sunday along with dusty conditions occasionally, with visibility dropping to 2km or less.
Dusty conditions are likely in offshore areas, too, at times along with scattered clouds, while the sea level may rise to 8ft.
The maximum temperature is likely to be 43C in Wakrah and Mesaieed, followed by 42C in Doha and Al Khor. On Saturday, the maximum temperature was 43C in Turayna and 40C in Doha. 
The spell of strong winds, dust and poor visibility is expected to continue until Tuesday, July 24, according to the Met department’s forecast.
The weather office has also advised people to take precautions in dusty conditions.



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