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Forecast for high humidity, poor visibility due to mist and fog

Forecast for high humidity, poor visibility due to mist and fog

The humidity level soared to above 85% in some areas last evening, the Qatar Met department tweeted, noting that the conditions were favourable for fog formation from late at night until early in the morning.

Britain's 'furnace Friday' to test temperature records

Britain's 'furnace Friday' to test temperature records

Temperatures on Thursday reached 35.1 degrees Celsius at Wisley, in Surrey, southern England, officially making it the hottest day of the year so far.

HMC offers guidelines to combat heat related illness

HMC offers guidelines to combat heat related illness

Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) has reminded the public to protect themselves and their families, especially young children and the elderly, from illnesses caused by high temperatures and humidity.

Follow precautions to prevent allergies summer heat brings in, advises HMC expert

Follow precautions to prevent allergies summer heat brings in, advises HMC expert

Patients with skin and respiratory allergies should take a set of precautions to avoid serious complications during the summer heat and humidity, a senior consultant and Hamad Medical Corporation as well as Sidra Medicine has advised.

Series of foggy days expected to affect the country

Series of foggy days expected to affect the country

A series of foggy days is expected in the country from Friday until Tuesday, January 2, 2018, the Qatar Met department has said.

Firefighters look to gain on California wildfire

Firefighters look to gain on California wildfire

Firefighters on Tuesday hoped to take further control of a massive California wildfire, the fifth largest in the state's history, as relentless wind gusts and bone-dry weather were expected to persist.

QRCS hosts events to raise awareness on heat exhaustion

QRCS hosts events to raise awareness on heat exhaustion

Qatar Red Crescent’s (QRCS) Medical Affairs Division conducted several health education events recently to mark Heat Exhaustion Awareness Week.

Humidity expected to intensify by Monday night

Humidity expected to intensify by Monday night

Strong winds and high seas are expected in offshore areas on Monday even as humid conditions are likely to intensify by night, the Met department has said.

Light rain forecast in western parts of Qatar

Light rain forecast in western parts of Qatar

There is a chance of light rain in some places in the western parts of Qatar on Tuesday, the Met department has said.

The humid season is upon us

The humid season is upon us

So far this year the humidity has stayed fairly low in Doha. In June, there was only one day which had humidity of more than 67%, and that was on the last day of the month.

Foggy Thursday and Friday, Met warns of low visibility

Foggy Thursday and Friday, Met warns of low visibility

The Qatar Met department has warned of a drop in visibility due to foggy conditions in the early hours of Thursday and Friday, followed by a gradual rise in temperatures over the next few days.