Poor visibility due to fog forecast
October 27 2016 07:52 PM


Poor visibility is expected at some places in the early hours of Friday, the Qatar Met department has said.

Visibility may drop to 2km or less during this period, according to the weather report.

The detailed forecast for inshore areas today says hazy to misty/foggy conditions are likely in some places at first, followed by mild conditions during the day along with some clouds.

Hazy to misty conditions are also expected in some offshore areas at first along with clouds.

Thick fog with poor visibility was reported from a number of places early Thursday morning. These included Abu Samra, Al Ghuwairiyah, Al Karana, Al Sheehaniya, Al Ruwais and Dukhan, according to a tweet by the Met department, which advised people to exercise caution in view of the prevailing conditions.

On its part, the Ministry of Interior, too, urged motorists to be cautious while driving in the morning as mist and thick fog had been reported from different parts of the country.

Meanwhile, a maximum temperature of 37C was recorded in Jumayliyah on Thursday, followed by 36C in Al Sheehaniya, Batna, Al Khor and other places. In the capital, mercury level reached a high of 35C in the Qatar University area and 34C in the Doha airport area. The minimum temperature, on the other hand, was 20C in Ghuwairiyah.

Friday, the maximum temperature is expected to be 35C in Wakrah and Mesaieed, and 34C in Doha, while the minimum will be 22C in Al Khor, Dukhan and Abu Samra. The minimum temperature will be relatively higher in Doha at 26C.

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