QMD: Temperatures to soar during the weekend

  • 7 months   ago
A vital rise in the temperature is expected to witness during the weekend on Friday and Saturday (26 March), as the maximum temperature reaches the beginning of the forties in some places especially the central and Southern parts.
As a result of the constant blowing of Southeasterly to Southwesterly wind moderate to fresh at times inshore and will be strong offshore, followed by fresh to strong Northwesterly wind with the beginning of Sunday (28 March).
The wind speed is expected to range between 15-25 KT gusting to 35 KT at places at times which leads to blowing dust and low visibility to less than 3 km especially in the open areas and external roads, and the wave height rises to more than 10 FT sometimes offshore.            
The Northerly winds are will likely see a decrease in temperatures from Sunday evening until Tuesday night, and the weather will be relatively cold at night and mild to relatively hot during the daytime.
Qatar Meteorological Department (QMD) has called on all to be very careful and to avoid all marine activities during the warning period as well as to follow up the latest updates through its official accounts.