Wednesday, 7 February 2018
The UAE’s embassy in Paris has issued a warning on Wednesday alerting citizens in the country to take all necessary procedures against the icy weather conditions that have greeted the French capital. The embassy cautioned UAE travelers to Paris in light of unstable weather conditions. It also urged citizens to keep an eye out for updates and instructions from concerned parties. The embassy’s announcement comes after heavy snowfall caused major travel disruptions in the northern half ...
Monday, 29 January 2018
A number of photography enthusiasts took some pictures of the breathtaking nature in the Huroob province in Jazan during their visit to these sites and mountains. Mostafa al-Sahloly is one of those photographers who is adamant about documenting the natural landscapes in Huroob. He told Al Arabiya that the province has natural views that should be counted as one of the most important touristic destinations in the world. Pictures of snow in the city of Tabuk in Saudi Arabia also surfaced, ...
Friday, 26 January 2018
Winter has made its presence in the Gulf on Friday when it draped the Al-Lawz mountains (Almond Mountains) in the North of Saudi Arabia. Locals in the kingdom took to the mountains to mark and enjoy the annual occasion in the icy caps. Adults and children alike took the opportunity to enjoy a range of activities including sledding down the slopes and building a fire to keep warm with family and friends. READ ALSO: PHOTOS: Snow covers Jabal al-Lawz in northwest Saudi Arabia Al-Lawz ...
Monday, 11 December 2017
The heaviest snowfall to hit Britain in four years caused widespread disruption on Sunday, with roads becoming hazardous and flights grounded following runway closures.Birmingham Airport, serving the country’s second biggest city, suspended flights for all of Sunday morning, as staff worked to clear the runway amid heavy snow.A spokeswoman told AFP they expected it to reopen early afternoon.The airport, which typically handles around 30,000 passengers and 200 flights a day in December, ...
Wednesday, 10 May 2017
A certain sign of spring is the removal of snow from Vildmarksvägen (Wilderness Road) in the mountains in north western Sweden. At some parts along the road the snow depth is more than 6 meters and it has to be removed in layer after layer. Four weeks is needed to remove all the snow from the road that will open in beginning of June. This is an unusual job, and definitely an unusual apprentice job, but of course the next generation snow clearers also have to learn how to clear the road. The ...
Saturday, 4 February 2017
Jebel Jais is about 1,900 meters above sea level, and located in the northern emirate of Ras Al Khaimah
Friday, 3 February 2017
Weather warnings being issued from Wednesday turned to reality in the UAE with rain and strong wind sending temperatures to freezing level
Saturday, 28 January 2017
It had been snowing for weeks in the mountain regions near Erbil finally came down on urban areas
Monday, 23 January 2017
Heavy snow fall has covered northwestern Tunisia
Wednesday, 18 January 2017
A video of a snowboarder getting caught in an avalanche made the rounds on social media this week