Weather fluctuations expected in Qatar from tomorrow

Doha: In its latest update, Qatar Meteorology Department (QMD) said that weather fluctuations are expected from tomorrow evening until the end of the week.

The amount of cloud is expected to increase this week due to the extension of a low-pressure system. Qatar is likely to experience partly cloudy to cloudy weather conditions during the given period. 

A chance of scattered rain, which may turn thundery at some places at times, is also forecast accompanied by strong downdraft winds. 

Horizontal visibility, both inshore and offshore, is also expected to be low. 

During this period, the wind will blow northeasterly to southeasterly direction in fresh to strong in speed. It will gust to 30 KT at times and may exceed 40 KT offshore causing high seas. 

QMD urged all citizens and residents to take caution during this period.