Qatar Meteorology Department has forecast chances of scattered rain, may be thundery at times with sudden strong wind, across the country from Saturday afternoon until Monday.
The country is affected by an upper level low pressure along with a surface low pressure, and hence chances of rain. It had rained at some places Friday, especially at Al Wakrah, going by a video tweeted by the Met Office.
On Saturday, partly cloudy skies are expected with a chance of rain, may be thundery at times, and light to moderate in intensity for a short period of time with sudden strong wind reaching 30 knots and high waves exceeding 10ft.
On Sunday, it would be partly cloudy to cloudy with a chance of thundery rain of moderate to heavy intensity in most areas accompanied with sudden strong wind exceeding 40 knots. Visibility may be poor due to dust and high waves exceeding 10ft are forecast.
On Monday, it would be partly cloudy at times with a chance of light to moderate rain with strong wind reaching 30 knots at times and high waves exceeding 10ft.
“We are in a transitional period that requires following latest updates through our interactive pages,” the Met Office said in a statement Friday.
In addition, Qatar Meteorology Department has urged all to take extra care during thunderstorms due to the associated risk of strong wind, heavy rain and poor visibility.
The maximum temperature Saturday is expected to be 36C (Abu Samra), followed by 34C (Dukhan) 33C (Ruwais), and 32C (Mesaieed, Wakrah, Doha and Al Khor).
A minimum temperature of 25C is forecast Saturday at Al Khor, Dukhan and Abu Samra, followed by 27C (Ruwais), 28C (Doha) and 29C (Mesaieed, Wakrah).
The maximum and minimum temperatures recorded Friday: Mesaieed (33, 29), Wakrah (32, 26), Doha (33, 28), Al Khor (33, 24), Ruwais (31, 26), Dukhan (34, 25), and Abu Samra (37, 24).