The Numerical Model maps indicate that an instability conditions will affect the country during the period from the evening of Thursday 9, February 2017 up to the night of Tuesday 14, February 2017. It is expected that low and middle clouds will consist and a chance of light scattered rain to occur during the whole period. It will reach its high intensity on Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday to become medium to heavy in intensity on some areas with thunderstorms at sometimes.
This will be due to the deepening of the upper low pressure over northern Saudi Arabia associated with the extension of the Sudan low pressure over the Arabian Peninsula. The wind will be mostly south easterly light to moderate during Friday and Saturday, later it will become fresh to strong on Sunday and Monday. The speed of the wind will reach 18 – 25 knot gusting to 35 knot during the thunderstorms. The sea height will be 8 – 12 feet reaching 15 feet with the thunderstorm. A slight rise in the temperatures is predicted during the whole period from 2 – 3 ° C, where the maximum temperature will be 24 – 26 ° C and the minimum temperature 14 – 16 ° C in the city of Doha.
Qatar Meteorological Department calls to take more caution during these weather and wind conditions which is mentioned above, and to follow the developments through the official website and social networking sites.