The Tabuk region mountains of Saudi Arabia were covered with snow on Saturday morning after a huge drop in temperature overnight.
Videos of the storm, and people play in the snowfall, viral on social media, with impressive scenes of Jabal Al-Lawz, located in the northwest of the Kingdom.
Saudi Arabia. Snowfall Saudi Arabia in Tabuk: Snow covers large areas in Tabuk.the northern border and Al-Jawf, pic.twitter.com/g00dVBQf4v
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Several hikers capture the scene in their video and mobile cameras and enjoy the snowy weather. Tabuk residents were so excited.
Saudis flooded to social media platforms to express their excitement and joy on the winter weather.
“Every year, snowfall brings tourists from across the Kingdom to Tabuk, and while the COVID-19 pandemic will mean fewer visitors than usual this year, some people arrives from Qatar to visit and capture the snow on camera.
A Qatari citizen appeared in a video clip on Twitter from Jabal Al-Lawz, and said that “Our people in Qatar did not believe that dazzling snowfall scenes exist in the Kingdom.”
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The National Center of Meteorology had forecast, in its weather report, that thunderstorms accompanied by strong winds in Asir, Jazan, Madinah, Hail, the northern borders and Al-Jawf, as well as the Tabuk region, where more snow was not ruled out on higher grounds.