A day after the phenomenal downpour, Qatar today too is witnessing rains of varying intensities over different parts of the country.
Department of Meteorology has warned of thundershowers in most of the areas. In an earlier tweet, the Met Dept also warned of strong winds causing rising dust and poor visibility.
Partly cloudy to cloudy skies with thundershowers of variable intensity. It's expected to affect #Doha and most areas of the country during the coming few hours. Please take extra care. #Qatar pic.twitter.com/jJRl4kdwNf— أرصاد قطر (@Qatar_Weather) October 21, 2018
? Thunderstorms observed in several areas of the country accompanied with strong wind causing rising dust and poor visibility. Please take extra care, stay indoors during thunderstorms and avoid any marine activities. #Qatar pic.twitter.com/elUbBZGOnM— أرصاد قطر (@Qatar_Weather) October 21, 2018
In an afternoon tweet, the Ministry of Interior said thunderstorms were observed by Met Dept in Ras Laffan, Al-Khor, Al-Atoriya, Al-Jumailiya, and offshore in Um Bab. The MoI also urged the residents to take precautions and follow safety guidelines.
Thunderstorms are observed by @Qatar_weather in Ras Laffan, Al-Khor, Al-Atoriya, Al-Jumailiya, and offshore in Um Bab. Please take necessary precautions and follow safety guidelines. #MoIQatar pic.twitter.com/N16QACT48a— Ministry of Interior (@MOI_QatarEn) October 21, 2018
Most of the roads have become free of storm water by today and Ashghal, the Public Works Authority, in a morning tweet said water was cleared in most tunnels which were opened to traffic since morning, except Omar bin Al Khattab and the Immigration tunnels where work was ongoing. Ashghal said these tunnels too will be opened to traffic in the next few hours.
Last updated: October 21 2018 03:18 PM
Water was cleared in most tunnels which were opened to traffic since this morning, except Omar bin Al Khattab and the Immigration tunnels where work is still ongoing and will be open to traffic in the next few hours #Ashghal #RainPrep_Qatar #Ashghal— هيئة الأشغال العامة (@AshghalQatar) October 21, 2018
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