In pictures: Snow blankets Saudi Arabia’s Tabuk as temperatures drop drastically

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Snow enveloped the mountains in Saudi Arabia’s Tabuk turning the region completely white as temperatures dropped drastically overnight.

The snowfall began at around 1:00 a.m. on most of the al-Lawz area in Tabuk, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported on Tuesday.

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Snow falls in Tabuk, Saudi Arabia, on December 27. (SPA)
Snow falls in Tabuk, Saudi Arabia, on December 27. (SPA)

Residents and visitors rushed to the mountainside to witness the marvelous scene in the middle of Saudi Arabia’s northern border.

Police cars line up as snow falls in Tabuk, Saudi Arabia, on December 27. (SPA)
Police cars line up as snow falls in Tabuk, Saudi Arabia, on December 27. (SPA)

Tabuk is located close to the Jordanian border and is home to 667,000 people.

Aerial view shows a man holding a cup of coffee as snow falls in Tabuk, Saudi Arabia, on December 27. (SPA)
Aerial view shows a man holding a cup of coffee as snow falls in Tabuk, Saudi Arabia, on December 27. (SPA)

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