14 Feb 2018 – 18:10

MET warns of poor horizontal visibility tonight

Photo by Abdul Basit © The Peninsula


Doha: Weather inshore in Qatar tonight until 6 am on Thursday will be slightly dusty with some clouds, becoming hazy to foggy at places later.

Department of Meteorology warned of poor horizontal visibility at places later in its daily weather report.

Offshore, it will be slightly dusty with scattered clouds, the report added, warning of strong wind and high sea till late night.

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Wind inshore will be northwesterly at a speed of 5 to 15 knots. Offshore, it will be southeasterly at a speed of 14 to 24 knots at first, becoming northwesterly at a speed of 8 to 18 or 20 knots by late night.
Visibility will be 4km to 8km or 2km later at some places.

Sea state inshore will be 2 to 4 feet falling to from 1 to 3 feet by late night, while offshore it will be 5 to 7 feet falling from 3 to 5 feet by late night.