Storm Madar is a regional storm, which means that it started and formed in one continent and then moved to another continent. The storm Madar affected the Arab world between 17-20 March of the year 2017; As the storm began in the north of the Libyan lands, it gradually moved to Egypt, then to the Levant, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and some Arab Gulf states.
The reason why a storm forms an orbit:
The presence of a deep depression in the north of the Libyan lands formed sandstorms and gradually moved them towards the Egyptian lands.
Major Storm Tropical Events:
After the storm moved orbit towards the Egyptian lands, and because of the strong winds and dust, it led to a complete halt to maritime navigation in the Egyptian and Libyan lands.
Later, the storm moved to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Levant, and it was in the form of strong winds and heavy rain. The impact of the storm intensified on Saudi lands, so it worked to wander from day to night due to the severity of the storms.
The area affected by the storm Madar in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia amounted to one million square kilometers, which means half the area of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and this storm led to the obstruction of air traffic and traffic in some Saudi cities.