Dusty weather expected at times until Monday evening: Met
June 13 2021 11:26 PM
Dusty conditions in Doha on Sunday. PICTURES: Shaji Kayamkulam
Dusty conditions in Doha on Sunday. PICTURE: Shaji Kayamkulam

Dusty weather is expected in the country at times until Monday evening, the Qatar Met department has said.
According to the latest weather updates, the country is expected to be affected by a dust mass moving from the northeast Arabian Peninsula from Sunday evening until early Monday morning, with fresh to strong northwesterly winds blowing during the daytime, the weather office said in a report on social media.
Dusty conditions/blowing dust is expected in some areas during the day, leading to a decrease in horizontal visibility to less than 2km in some areas and zero visibility at times, the report states.    
Another dust mass is expected to form and move towards the country, and the dusty weather will continue until Tuesday evening, it adds.
The Qatar Met department has urged all to be careful and follow instructions during dusty weather,    as well as to follow the latest updates through its official accounts.
Meanwhile, today's detailed forecast says strong winds are expected during the daytime along with poor visibility. Offshore areas, too, are likely to see windy conditions and high seas until tonight.
The wind (northwesterly) speed may go up to 30 knots inshore during the daytime and 25 knots offshore at times, with the sea level rising to 8ft.
Hot conditions will prevail along with blowing dust to dusty conditions in some places at times. Slight dust to dusty conditions are forecast in some offshore areas occasionally.
The temperature is expected to range from 26-43C in Wakra and Mesaieed, 31-42C in Doha, 27-38C in Al Khor, 31-37C in Abu Samra, 31-34C in Dukhan and 31-33C in Ruwais.
Doha and other parts of the country have been experiencing northwesterly fresh to strong winds (Bawarih) and dusty conditions over the past dew days.

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