VIDEO: Snow blankets southern Saudi Arabia - GulfToday

VIDEO: Snow blankets southern Saudi Arabia


A vehicle drives through the accumulated hail in Taif area.

On Saturday, heavy snow covered southern Saudi Arabia, especially the area of Hail, which is known for its hot weather and unstable conditions.

The hail covered large areas in an event which residents are not familiar with.

The snow whitening large areas is a historical scene which motivated the social media to document these rare moments.

There were a lot of images of snow covering roads and mountains, and vehicles driving through the accumulated hail.

The city of Taif also experienced strong hail, which Saudis documented with a number of photos and videos.

Snow also covered large areas in the southern Asir region.

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