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Mercury may plunge to 12°C this weekend as Met predicts more rain in Qatar

  • Feb 23, 2021
  • Author: QT-Online
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Temperatures in Qatar will begin to plunge significantly from Thursday, with the minimums hovering around 12-19° Celsius and maximums around 20-26°C, Qatar Meteorology Department announced on Tuesday.
It has also predicted intermittent, scattered rain of varying intensities until Thursday (February 25).
The rain may be accompanied by thunder and sudden strong winds, QMD added in its latest weather report that also issued marine warnings for the period as waves are expected to rise up to 8 FT. 
The Met Office has also forecast fresh northwesterly winds from Thursday midday. Wind speeds may range between 12 and 22 KT during the weekend, with possible gusts reaching 28 KT inshore and offshore.
The department urged everyone in Qatar to be careful and to avoid marine activities during the period.