Arab weather - Sinan Khalaf - the latest satellite images indicate that the Hafr Al-Batin region was strongly affected by the wave of thick dust that formed inside Iraqi territory and rushed towards the Kingdom, accompanied by a significant decrease and almost absence of horizontal visibility, amid expectations that it will move towards the east and center of the Kingdom.
In the afternoon hours and during the night of Monday / Tuesday, the wave of dense dust is expected to deepen towards the center and east of the Kingdom, to include all coastal and interior parts of the eastern region, in addition to the entire Riyadh region, including the capital, and it is expected that the horizontal visibility in the city of Riyadh will drop below The 500 meters, which will negatively affect public activities and vital sectors such as transportation, aviation, and others, amid expectations that its impact will continue on Tuesday at least.
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These weather conditions require attention from:
The danger of strong winds that may reach the 70 km/h barrier
The risk of a decrease in the range of horizontal vision due to dust and dust stirred up
Risk of complications in patients with respiratory system and eyes due to dust