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2020-07-13T11:36:22Z

In pictures The season of dust storms Jizan, and horizontal visibility drops to 800 meters!

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.

Weather of Arabia - Sinan Khalaf - Large parts of Jizan were affected today, Monday, by a wave of heavy dust as a result of the activity of the monsoonal winds locally known as the " dust season".

The monitoring stations of Jizan Airport recorded a significant decrease in the range of horizontal visibility, which amounted to only 800 meters, and expectations indicate that these winds will renew their activities on a daily basis during the coming days.

The Arab weather representative in Jizan Hasan Kariri monitored these photos from the heart of the event:

What is the season of dust?

Season of dust , this name is called from the local population in the southwestern coast of the Kingdom on the active monsoon, which raises waves of dust on the southwestern coast of Saudi Arabia, including the provinces of Al-Leith and Al-Qunfudhah and extending to the coast of Jizan.

Follow the dust movement via satellite by clicking here

What are the scientific reasons for the dust season?

The season of dust is due to the depth of the low Sudan, where it pushes moderate southwesterly winds to energetic speed, raises dust in Sudan and part of it drives especially for the Jizan and Asir heights and sometimes Baha and Taif, coinciding with the activity of wind movement on the Red Sea coasts that raises dust locally on coastal roads .

When does the dust season end?

Climatically, the dust season usually begins in late June and lasts until mid-August, and waves on dust reduce the range of horizontal visibility, which negatively affects respiratory patients.

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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