Dust and sandstorms hit the Riyadh region

Dust and sandstorms hit the Riyadh region
In this file photo, two men cross a main road on a motorbike through a sandstorm over the Saudi capital Riyadh. (AFP)
Updated 13 April 2018

Dust and sandstorms hit the Riyadh region

Dust and sandstorms hit the Riyadh region
  • Riyadh, Al-Mujammah, Al-Kharj, Shaqra, and Al-Muzahmiyya are expected to be affected by the dust and sandstorms.

London: Saudi Arabia’s General Authority for Meteorology and Environmental Protection stated on Friday that the Riyadh region will be affected by dust and sandstorms that will limit horizontal visibility to less than 2km.

The dust and sandstorms are expected to take place between 16:00 and 23:30 Saudi Arabia Standard Time (SAST).

These weather conditions are expected to affect Riyadh, Al-Mujammah, Al-Kharj, Shaqra, and Al-Muzahmiyya.