Watch how Saudis are celebrating the snow

In the northern regions of Saudi Arabia, snow has fallen covering the desert sand.

Travelers have documented the snowfall on videos, where snow fall covers the northern desert of the kingdom, where temperatures declining to below zero.

 Saudi Arabia is embracing for a cold wave as the temperature is expected to plummet to below zero in some areas.

The Early Warning System of the General Authority of Meteorology and Environmental Protection forecasted a temperature drop to below zero with a touch of frost Wednesday in six regions: Sakaka, Arar, Tabouk, Hail, Hafr al Batin, and north al-Qassim.

On Thursday, the average temperature is expected to drop to 5 degrees in Riyadh, 9 degrees in Medina, and 8 degrees in al-Dammam. Mecca and Jeddah are set to witness mild temperatures during this period.





Last Update: 06:49 KSA 09:49 - GMT 06:49