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Strong winds, thunderstorms forecast for Tuesday

Strong winds, thunderstorms forecast for Tuesday

The Met department has forecast strong winds and thunderstorms in Qatar Tuesday, a day after the country experienced severe dusty conditions

India's capital battered by dust storms as it awaits rain

India's capital battered by dust storms as it awaits rain

The air quality levels in Delhi ranged from "very unhealthy" to "hazardous" on Friday as a steady breeze blew.

Sand, dust storms can affect health, warns HMC

Sand, dust storms can affect health, warns HMC

Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) has advised the public to take necessary precautions as the Qatar Meteorology Department has forecast strong winds and poor visibility across most of the country due to sand and dust storms.

Dust storm envelops swathe of northern China

Dust storm envelops swathe of northern China

A dust storm enveloped a swathe of northern China on Thursday dragging down air quality and visibility and prompting warnings for children and old people to stay indoors.

Low visibility due to blowing dust forecast

Low visibility due to blowing dust forecast

Low visibility is again expected at some places in the early hours of Friday, the Met department has said. Visibility may drop to 2km or less in these areas, according to the weather report.

Dust storm envelops Doha and beyond

Dust storm envelops Doha and beyond

A sudden dust storm blew over Doha on Wednesday afternoon, which resulted in a sharp drop in visibility and caught people unawares.