According to the latest forecast report issued by the country’s Met Department, many parts of the country are expected to experience strong winds today, conditions in the offshore areas too will be marked by strong winds and high waves.
Winds from the North-Westerly directions will blow in the inshore areas with speeds in the range of 10-18 knots, the wind speed may touch 22 knots at some places during the day. The wind speeds in offshore areas are expected to be higher and in the range of 18-25 knots and reaching 28 knots in the Northern parts of the sea at times.
The general conditions are expected to be hazy during the initial hours of the day but the temperature is expected to become moderate as the day progresses, with dust blowing occasionally and scattered clouds in the skies. The temperature will fall later in the evening paving the way for a cold night.
Clouds may also form over offshore areas and sea levels due to windy conditions will rise by 10 feet in the Northern seas.
The minimum temperature of 14C is expected in Mesaieed, Wakrah, Abu Samra and Al Khor, followed by 16C in Dukhan, 17C in Doha and 19C in Ruwais today.
Yesterday, the mercury level dropped to 11.7C in Turayna early in the morning, while in Doha the temperature recorded was 15.9C, the Met department said in a tweet.