A significant decrease in humidity levels is expected in the country from Saturday, the Qatar Met department has said, while also forecasting thundery rain and strong winds at times on Friday.
Thundershowers have also been forecast in offshore areas today along with windy conditions and high seas by noon.
The weather office on Thursday tweeted that the drop in humidity will happen as the wind direction turns to northwesterly, fresh to strong, at times. There will also be a relative fall in temperature at the beginning of next week, with the minimum ranging from 15-22C in various regions.
The country had been experiencing humid conditions, marked by mist and fog in some areas at night and early in the morning, over the past few days.
In a separate report issuing today's forecast, the Met department said poor visibility is expected in the early hours due to misty to foggy conditions in some places, followed by relatively hot conditions during the daytime. Scattered clouds are also likely, and there is a chance of rain that may turn thundery. Blowing dust is also expected at times.
Offshore areas are likely to see cloudy conditions occasionally today and there is a possibility of scattered rain, which may become thundery at times.
The wind speed may go up to 25 knots in both inshore and offshore areas today during thundery conditions, with the sea level rising to 8ft.
The temperature is expected to range from 25-34C in Doha today.
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