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Friday, September 24, 2021

It finally rained in Doha… if only a little


The transition from summer to winter in Qatar continues, with rains finally hitting Doha today after storms struck several other parts of the country this month.

A rare enough event, rain in this desert climate is always a cause of celebration for many Doha residents, but also consternation.

The rain and relatively high humidity is expected to continue until at least sunset, forecasters at the Qatar Meteorology Department told Doha News. Temperatures should fall to 29C (84F) tonight.

Here’s some of the reaction we saw from Doha residents:

Did you see the rain? What was your reaction?

Credit: Photo by Omar Chatriwala

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