Emirates - Video: Hail falling in unprecedented sizes and intensity on the city of Al Ain and Arabian Weather reveals the reasons

2024-02-12 2024-02-12T12:23:59Z
سنان خلف
سنان خلف
محرر أخبار جوية- قسم التواصل الاجتماعي

Weather of Arabia - Sinan Khalaf - Heavy hail showers witnessed in the city of Al Ain in the United Arab Emirates, described by the elderly as historic and unprecedented, which was confirmed by the scenes that were circulated on all social media platforms, which show hail falling in unusual sizes and accumulations, It caused some damage to a number of vehicles.

Reasons for the unusual and intense hail falling on the city of Al Ain

As for the reasons for this rare event and the historical occurrence of hail showers, the forecast team at the Arab Regional Weather Center attributed it to the rush of an air depression in the high layers of the atmosphere accompanied by a cold air front, which coincided with the flow of air currents coming from the south.

It was characterized by warmth and high humidity, resulting in the formation of towering, highly effective and influential cumulus thunderclouds, which resulted in strong convective currents, which worked to freeze the raindrops and turn them into hailstones, until they reached such great weights that the convective currents were unable to lift them, so they fell with high density.

The following video reviews and summarizes what happened in the city of Al Ain at dawn and morning on Monday 2/12/2024 AD.

This article was written originally in Arabic and is translated using a 3rd party automated service. ArabiaWeather is not responsible for any grammatical errors whatsoever.
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