Gulf Times - Qatar-winter
Strong winds, poor visibility, scattered light rain tonight

Strong winds, poor visibility, scattered light rain tonight

Weather inshore until 6am on Monday will be blowing dusty at places at times with scattered cloud and chance of scattered light rain at north

Sunday to be cold, dusty and cloudy

Sunday to be cold, dusty and cloudy

Cold conditions are expected in the country Sunday along with poor visibility at times due to dust and strong winds in some places, the forecast shows.

Cold spell expected from Sunday: Met

Cold spell expected from Sunday: Met

A cold spell is expected to affect the country from Sunday and continue for several days, the Qatar Met department has said.

Temperatures set to go up in coming days

Temperatures set to go up in coming days

After a cold spell that began last weekend, the Qatar Met department has said temperatures are expected to increase around the country from Thursday.

Temperature to drop further Saturday

Temperature to drop further Saturday

Mercury is forecast to dip further Saturday across Qatar. A minimum of 10C is expected at Abu Samra as against yesterday’s 14C. Friday’s lowest temperature was 13C at Turayna.

Room heater sales drop by 30% in December

Room heater sales drop by 30% in December

Major hypermarkets in Doha have recorded a 30% drop in the sale of room heaters last month compared to the same period in 2015, it is learnt.

Sunita Williams arrives tomorrow

Sunita Williams arrives tomorrow

Indian American astronaut Sunita Williams, who holds the world record for the longest spaceflight by a female astronaut, arrives in India tomorrow.

‘Secret’ paper confetti confounds NY police

‘Secret’ paper confetti confounds NY police

It rained confetti - and secrets - on last week’s Thanksgiving parade in New York.