Rain, strong winds forecast today

March 15, 2014 - 3:15:52 am

Doha: The Meteorology Department has forecast rains, likely to be accompanied by strong winds, leading to a fall in temperatures. Rain and strong winds will also reduce visibility in the evening.

According to the Meteorology Department, Al Khor is expected to be the coldest place in Qatar today, with the minimum temperature likely to be 18 degrees Celsius and the maximum 25 degrees. Abu Samra is expected to be the hottest place, with a minimum temperature of 20 degrees Celsius and a maximum of 30 degrees.

There was a dry spell yesterday after rain and strong winds lashed the country on Thursday. After days of warm and dusty weather, the mercury dipped suddenly on Thursday afternoon, followed by light to moderate rains in different parts of the country. Light hailstorms were also reported from some areas.