Snow Blankets Parts of Al-Taif Governorate

Snow Blankets Parts of Al-Taif Governorate

Web Desk (November 06, 2018): Inclement weather will continue from Thursday till coming Sunday, according to the latest report of The General Authority of Meteorology and Environmental Protection.

Social media users posted pictures and video recordings showing snow-capped mountains and vast snow-covered landscapes in Meesan, in southern Al-Taif.

The torrential rain which lashed the province of Mecca and other parts of Saudi pushed the authorities to close schools in Jeddah, the Northern borders, Al-Laith and other areas as a preventive measure.

The General Authority for Meteorology and Environmental Protection (GAMEP) forecast moderate to heavy thundershowers accompanied by hailstorms and active winds kicking dust and causing low visibility on Sunday in Jazan, Asir, Al-Baha, Mecca, Madinah and Tabuk.

Moderate rain will continue on the coastal regions of Jeddah, Rabigh, Allaith and Qunfuda.

The authority forecast heavy to moderate rain in regions such as Tabuk, Taima, Al-Wajh, Al-Baha, Baljurashi and Al-Jouf till Saturday.

Heavy to moderate rain is expected in Qassim, Riyadh, Eastern Province, Northern Border Region, Asir, Hail and Jazan from Thursday till Sunday.

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