After more than six months of sun, dust and wind, many Doha residents cheered last night and this morning when they saw sprinkles of rain falling on the city.
According to the Qatar Meteorology Department, the country is also in for a heavier downpour by nightfall, with thundershowers forecast before 6pm.
( اللهم صيباً نافعاً )
إمتداد تأثير أمطار الخير والتي قد تكون رعدية أحياناً،
نتمنى لكم أمتع الأوقات في هذه الأجواء pic.twitter.com/01jxQ62Ggn
— أرصاد قطر (@Qatar_Weather) November 24, 2014
Strong winds, high seas and a drop in temperature are expected to accompany the rain. Temperatures are expected to range from 23C to 31C today.
Here’s some of the reaction around town over the last several hours:
Have you felt today’s rain? Thoughts?