MET warns against strong winds and dusty weather today
Expect low visibility today as Qatar’s meteorological department forecasts strong Northwesterly winds blowing during the day, especially on the coast.
The wind speed is estimated to range between 12-24 kt and could reaches 30 kt at times at places. The speed would drop during the night.
Day temperature would rise up to 46 degrees Celcius, and 31 at night, The Peninsula has reported.
Dusty weather in Qatar has caused a rise in upper respiratory tract infections such as sinusitis, bronchitis, laryngitis, tonsillitis and infection of the ears. In our earlier article, Dr Nazar Mopen from Aster Medical Centre, suggests a few precautions to prevent infections. Click here to read.
[Photo courtesy: Qatar Meteorology Department]