Parts of Saudi Arabia blanketed in snow

Parts of Saudi Arabia blanketed in snow
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Parts of Saudi Arabia were blanketed by snow on Friday, especially in the northwestern regions such as the Dahr Mountains. (Al-Ekhbariya)
Parts of Saudi Arabia blanketed in snow
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Parts of Saudi Arabia were blanketed by snow on Friday, especially in the northwestern regions such as the Dahr Mountains. (Al-Ekhbariya)
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Parts of Saudi Arabia were blanketed by snow on Friday, especially in the northwestern regions such as the Dahr Mountains. (Al-Ekhbariya)
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Updated 10 February 2020

Parts of Saudi Arabia blanketed in snow

Parts of Saudi Arabia blanketed in snow
  • Temperatures dropped below 0 degrees Celsius in some parts
  • Saudi Arabia’s meteorology office urging residents to keep warm

LONDON: Parts of Saudi Arabia were blanketed by snow on Friday, especially in the northwestern regions such as the Dahr Mountains.

Videos of the snowfall went viral on social media.

Temperatures dropped below zero in some parts, with Saudi Arabia’s meteorology office urging residents to keep warm and avoid venturing to isolated places.

The General Authority of Meteorology and Environment Protection also forecasted heavy rain and thunderstorms over Tabuk, Madinah, the Northern Borders, Hail and Al-Jouf.