For residents of Saudi Arabia were hit by heavy snowfall. Under the snow was desert in the Central and North-Western regions of the Arab countries, after the air temperature fell below zero Celsius, according to Al Arabiya.
Reporters noted that especially a lot of snow fell around the city of Shakra in the center of the country and the city of Tabuk in the Northwest. In Tabarjal located in the Northern province of al-Jawf, the temperature fell to minus 3 degrees Celsius, in al Curate, near the border with Jordan, to minus one degree.
The approach of winter in Saudi Arabia was marked by the loss of many precipitation throughout the country. General meteorological Department, the Kingdom announced that torrential rains have caused floods in the towns and villages of the country, which led to disruption of vehicular traffic.
Meteorologists also warned of a new batch of heavy rains in the following days almost all over the country: in the heart of Riyadh, in the Eastern province, in the North, in Mecca and Medina, cities in the South-West of the Kingdom.
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