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Sandy Saudi desert turns snow white

  • Temperatures in central and northwest regions of Saudi Arabia dropped to -3
  • It is unusual because temperatures during this month usually stay cool at 20 degrees
  • Residents in Saudi Arabia took to social media enjoying themselves in the snow
snow in saudi

A rare cold wave in Saudi Arabia surprised its residents who are more accustomed to sandy deserts with a carpet of snow.


November is considered to be the winter in Saudi, but temperatures usually hover around the 20s, so this cold wave was not only unexpected, but is also a chilling reminder of global warming.


Temperatures plunged to a chilling -3 and -1 degrees in the central and north-west regions of Saudi.


Unsurprisingly, the Saudis were delighted and took to Twitter to express their unbridled joy at the sight of snow.







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