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Dusty climate prevailed in the city yesterday after a sudden weather change, causing poor visibility for motorists. (SHAIVAL DALAL)

People in Qatar were left shivering as the city of Doha and its outskirts witnessed a sudden cold spell accompanied by strong and dusty winds late evening yesterday. The phenomenon resulted from the unstable weather that country has been going through since Saturday. "The unstable weather has resulted from the high pressure that the region has been going through after a brief period of low pressure." This condition is expected to prevail throughout this week, with chances of temperature dipping further. The western and northern parts of the country may experience extreme weather conditions due the impact of the strong Northwesterly wind blowing from Iraq and Saudi Arabia. Kuwait remains the worst hit by the cold spell. Friends and families were exchanging mobile messages yesterday warning about strong winds and advising not to send children outside. Though scattered rains are predicted today in the northern parts of the country, the unstable weather makes the situation complicated. Rains have so far eluded the country.
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