The Tabuk region of Saudi Arabia also experienced snowfall on Thursday. The adjoining mountainous region, including Jebel Al Lawz, was covered with white snow.
The deep freeze and snowfall that paralyzed Texas this week could be the costliest weather event in state history as home and auto claims start to pour in, insurance industry officials warn.
Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know the story by now. On Thursday, as Texas struggled through the fourth day of a deadly deep freeze, it emerged that Ted Cruz had… left. By his own admission, he flew his family for a family vacation in Cancun, Mexico,
Floods, landslides, tsunamis, storms, heat waves, cold spells, drought and waterborne disease outbreaks are all becoming more frequent and more intense amid a new report by the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO). It says against the backdrop of
Pictures of snowy towns and landscapes across New South Wales (NSW), Victoria, the Australia Capital Territory and the island state of Tasmania flooded social media as locals rushed to capture the surprise early spring snowfall.
Few children would be as hapless and vulnerable as the kids in Afghanistan. The years of conflict in that country has seen hundreds of thousands of lives lost and many more injured. Now children are at the receiving end, bearing the brunt of the impact.
Japan Airlines and All Nippon Airways cancelled or planned to cancel a total of around 140 flights, public broadcaster NHK reported, adding that a bullet train had suspended services in some parts of the northern Yamagata prefecture.
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.
The snowfall was witnessed on the heights of Jabal Al-Lawz in the city of Tabuk, on Saturday, as a result of a cold air mass rushing towards the region, which reduced surface temperatures to nearly zero degrees Celsius.
Heavy snow, accompanied by thunderstorms, blanketed the coastal city of Alexandria in Egypt on Monday prompting authorities to suspend classes and activities as a precautionary measure. Local residents said that it is the first snowfall in almost a decade.