Strong winds, lowered visibility Tuesday
June 20 2016 09:35 PM
Weather- Dusty, windy
The wind speed may reach a high of 35 knots in some inshore areas at times before decreasing by night

Doha

Strong winds are expected during the day along with poor visibility in some places due to blowing dust, the Qatar Met department has said in its forecast for Tuesday.

Offshore areas, too, are likely to see strong winds and high seas towards the early part of the day, according to the weather report.
The wind speed may reach a high of 35 knots in some inshore areas at times before decreasing by night. In offshore areas, the wind speed is likely to go up to around 25 knots before dropping by this afternoon.
Visibility, meanwhile, may reduce to 2km or less in some places at times.
As forecast earlier, the country was affected by windy and dusty conditions on Monday, too, along with a drop in visibility.
Besides dusty conditions at times, the forecast for inshore areas today also says it will be hot during the day. Offshore areas are also expected to see slightly dusty conditions and the sea level may rise to 8ft in the early hours before falling by the afternoon.
The mercury level on Monday reached a high of 46C in Turayna, 45C in Sheehaniya and Batna, and 44C in the Qatar University area, Messaied and Karana.
On Tuesday, the maximum temperature is expected to be 43C in Messaied and Wakrah, 42C in Al Khor and 41C in Doha.

Last updated: June 20 2016 10:19 PM


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