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.
#WATCH: Parts of #SaudiArabia were blanketed by snow on Friday, especially in the northwestern regions such as the Dahr Mountains (Video: @alekhbariyatv)https://t.co/HCQWErHoR1 pic.twitter.com/g2pN8V7GRp
— Arab News (@arabnews) January 10, 2020
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.