Weather of Arabia - The latest weather maps indicate that northwesterly wind activity is expected to intensify in the regions of Medina and Mecca on Wednesday, with strong gusts sometimes reaching 60 km/hour in open areas, and this includes several parts of Mecca, including Jeddah. Al-Jamoum, Rabigh, and the Holy Capital, in addition to Medina, including Yanbu and Al-Rais.
The specialists at the Arabian Weather Center warn of the weather phenomena accompanying this activity in terms of wind speed, which includes stirring up some dirt and dust, especially in open areas and highways, with the possibility of a decrease in horizontal visibility, in addition to a rise in waves.
The scientific reason behind the activity of northwesterly winds in the western strip of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia comes as a result of the dominance of a moderately hot air mass over the eastern Mediterranean, accompanied by a surface air high in those areas, coinciding with the continued deepening of the surface thermal depressions over the Kingdom, and this leads to a difference. In atmospheric pressure and consequently activity in surface winds.
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