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Cold spell prompts caution against viral diseases

Cold spell prompts caution against viral diseases

As Qatar is experiencing a cold spell, marked by a "significant decrease" in the minimum temperature, healthcare experts have advised people to take extra care to protect themselves against related viral diseases.

Cold spell expected over the weekend

Cold spell expected over the weekend

A cold spell is expected to affect the country during the weekend, the Qatar Met department has said.

Cold spell continues across Qatar

Cold spell continues across Qatar

The cold spell will continue Saturday across Qatar, with the maximum and minimum temperatures expected to dip to 19C and 13C, respectively, at some places.

Strong wind and cold spell forecast

Strong wind and cold spell forecast

The Qatar Meteorology Department has forecast strong winds, high waves and a drop in temperature on Friday and Saturday and urged to avoid all marine activities.

Doha gets light showers, cold spell predicted in days ahead

Doha gets light showers, cold spell predicted in days ahead

Doha and other parts of the country received rain of varying intensity on Thursday, especially late in the afternoon and evening.

Cold spell expected from Sunday: Met

Cold spell expected from Sunday: Met

A cold spell is expected to affect the country from Sunday and continue for several days, the Qatar Met department has said.

Scattered rain likely, mercury to remain low

Scattered rain likely, mercury to remain low

The ongoing cold spell is expected to continue in the coming days and there is also a chance of scattered rain in some places, the Qatar Met department has said.

Rain, single digit temp likely by weekend

Rain, single digit temp likely by weekend

There are chances of scattered rain in the country during the coming weekend, followed a spell of cold weather and strong winds, the Qatar Met department has said.

US Northeast digs out of blizzard as brutal cold bears down

US Northeast digs out of blizzard as brutal cold bears down

Utility companies across the East worked to repair downed power lines early on Friday as about 21,000 customers remained without electricity.