Saudi Arabia | An exceptional week... Hurricanes, hailstorms, sandstorms and snow in a series of severe weather fluctuations affected the Kingdom

2023-03-16 2023-03-16T17:22:56Z
سنان خلف
سنان خلف
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Weather of Arabia - Sinan Khalaf - strong weather disturbances, which was the highlight of a week full of events, between hail and sand storms, hurricanes, some of which carried trucks and vehicles and threw them on the side of the road, and hail, thunderstorms and heavy hail in other regions, including Riyadh! And snow covered the highest peaks of the north.

 

A huge tornado dumps vehicles and trucks on the side of the road in the villages of Taif

 

On Sunday, March 12th, a unique event occurred, represented by the formation of a tornado, which was described by those who saw it as a "giant" that connected the sky to the earth and passed from the Al-Azab site east of the camel bridge north of the city of Taif, swallowing everything it found in the estates and vehicles, and even And even trucks.

 

 

 

 

Observing a sandstorm as a wall of sand in Tabarjal Governorate

 

On Tuesday, due to the rush of a cold air mass coming from the north, which coincided with the emergence of unstable weather conditions, strong cumulus thunderstorm clouds became active over the northern governorates of the Kingdom, including the Tabarjal governorate, which witnessed the emergence of a wall sandstorm, resulting from strong winds, which were documented by tweeters from the governorate’s residents in Next scene:

 

 

 

 

Sub-zero temperatures and heavy snowfall on Jabal Al-Lawz

 

On the same day, snow fell with good intensity on the peaks of Jabal Al-Lawz in the Tabuk region, and the temperatures there fell below zero degrees Celsius, and activists documented through social networking sites the accumulation of snow in the mountain and the wearing of its white dress.

 

 

 

A sudden reversal of the weather and thick papyri in Riyadh!

 

The eventful week concluded with a sudden reversal of the weather in the city of Riyadh on Thursday afternoon after a sunny day, as cumulonimbus thunderstorms formed in the afternoon west of the city of Riyadh, increasing in strength and moving directly to affect the capital with hail storms that do not recur often, characterized by the large hailstones and the intensity of the downward winds, and the formation of a violent hurricane. And the abundance of rain and the temporal speed of the rainy situation, as in this scene that summarizes the event:

 

 

 

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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