Saudi Arabia’s Hail sees unusual weather with heavy rain, snow, thunderstorms

Heavy rain is seen in the city of Hail in Saudi Arabia. (SPA)

Saudi Arabia’s Hail, located in the Kingdom’s north-western region, has been seeing unusual weather this month with bouts of heavy rain, snow, and thunderstorms.

Videos circulating on social media showed thick dark clouds enveloping the sky and blocks of snow on the ground.

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In one video, camels were seen running through the snow-covered desert as it rained.

The General Directorate of Saudi Civil Defense issued weather warnings for several regions throughout the Kingdom last week, including Hail, Asir, and the Eastern Province.

Snow is seen in the city of Hail in Saudi Arabia. (SPA)

Snow is seen in the city of Hail in Saudi Arabia. (SPA)

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Last Update: Sunday, 15 November 2020 KSA 17:47 - GMT 14:47
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