Gulf Times - Qatar-winter
Temperatures set to go up in coming days

Temperatures set to go up in coming days

After a cold spell that began last weekend, the Qatar Met department has said temperatures are expected to increase around the country from Thursday.

Temperature to drop further Saturday

Temperature to drop further Saturday

Mercury is forecast to dip further Saturday across Qatar. A minimum of 10C is expected at Abu Samra as against yesterday’s 14C. Friday’s lowest temperature was 13C at Turayna.

Room heater sales drop by 30% in December

Room heater sales drop by 30% in December

Major hypermarkets in Doha have recorded a 30% drop in the sale of room heaters last month compared to the same period in 2015, it is learnt.

Sunita Williams arrives tomorrow

Sunita Williams arrives tomorrow

Indian American astronaut Sunita Williams, who holds the world record for the longest spaceflight by a female astronaut, arrives in India tomorrow.

‘Secret’ paper confetti confounds NY police

‘Secret’ paper confetti confounds NY police

It rained confetti - and secrets - on last week’s Thanksgiving parade in New York.