Qatar received good showers Friday, especially in the morning. The maximum temperature was in the 19-21C range and the minimum in the 15-17C range. The water accumulation at various places was pumped out by teams deployed by the respective municipalities.
Traffic Police were deployed at some traffic signals which malfunctioned temporarily due to the rains. Mercury is expected to dip further until Monday, with the maximum temperature in the 18-22C range during the day and the minimum in the 10-15C range at night in various regions and lower than that in the southern and outer regions, the Met office said Friday.
There is no rain forecast Saturday, according to the Met office. There is an offshore warning of strong wind and high sea. The expected maximum and minimum temperature Friday is 20C and 14C.
A traffic policeman guiding vehicles at a Doha intersection yesterday when the signals temporarily malfunctioned in the rain. PICTURE: Shaji Kayamkulam
A delivery rider negotiates a flooded street in Doha Friday. PICTURE: Shaji Kayamkulam
Municipal workers engaged in pumping out rain water from a location in Doha Friday. PICTURE: Shaji Kayamkulam
People enjoy the rainy weather with a walk through the Old Doha Port area Friday. PICTURE: Shaji Kayamkulam
The showers have formed temporary pools at many open grounds across Qatar. PICTURE: Shaji Kayamkulam
Vehicles passing through a flooded street in Doha. PICTURE: Shaji Kayamkulam
Reflected glory: The 974 World Cup Stadium is reflected in rainwater. PICTURE: Niyas T