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April snowstorm covers parts of Saudi Arabia in white


The Asir region of Saudi Arabia was covered with snow as the weather witnessed a change in temperature, Saudi news Agency SPA reported on April 3, 2018.

The region experienced rain and snow for six hours, which covered the mountains and roads in white including the Al Hussein and Al Omar valleys, according to Khaleej Times.

The city of Abha witnessed medium to modest rainfall, including the governorates of Khamis Mushayt, Sarat Ubaida, Tarib, Nimas, Tanumah, Bisha, Sawdah, Khaybar Al-Janoub, Al-Jawa, Al-Urqeen, Shaaf, Qadra Ida'da, Al Yazeed and Al Sarhan.

The administration of Asir called all persons to follow civil defense's directions to avoid routes that were flooded by the rains.

Snow in Saudi Arabia, April 2018

Snow in Saudi Arabia, April 2018

Snow in Saudi Arabia, April 2018

Images credit: Saudi Press Agency (spa).

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