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World

Web Desk
January 14, 2021

Snowfall in Saudi Arabia’s Asir region leaves mountains, deserts covered with white snow sheet

World

Web Desk
Thu, Jan 14, 2021
A file photo of snowfall in Saudi Arabia. — Twitter

Snowfall in Saudi Arabia’s Asir region has left mountains and deserts covered in white snow, while locals and foreigners alike are flocking to the plains to enjoy the sight.

Half a century has passed since temperature in Saudi Arabia’s Asir region dropped below freezing. Apart from urban areas, white snow sheet covered hilly and desert areas as well.

The weather in Asir region is very cold due to snowfall and the temperature has fallen below -2 degrees Celsius. 

However, Saudi citizens and foreigners have expressed joy and surprise because of snowfall.