Meteorological Alert: Thundery Rains and Strong Winds Expected Today, Warns Qatar Meteorology Department

Doha, Qatar: The weather inshore until 6:00 pm on Friday is expected to be characterized by scattered clouds to partly cloudy conditions, along with intermittent rains that may become thundery in northern areas, as per the Department of Meteorology's daily weather report. The report issues a warning for anticipated thundery rains accompanied by strong winds in the northern regions.

Offshore conditions are predicted to be partly cloudy to cloudy, with scattered rains that may be thundery at times, the report cautioned, also highlighting the likelihood of strong winds and high sea conditions in conjunction with expected thundery rains.

Inshore winds are forecasted to be northwesterly at 5 to 15 knots, gusting to 25 knots during thundery rains. Offshore, the wind is expected to be northwesterly at 12 to 22 knots, gusting to 30 knots during thundery rains.

Visibility is anticipated to range from 04 to 08 kilometers, decreasing to 3 kilometers or less during thundery rains.

The sea state inshore is expected to be between 3 to 5 feet, while offshore sea conditions are projected to range from 3 to 7 feet, rising to 10 feet during thunder rains.