A strong snow storm hits Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, Jordan and Palestine

The Arab region is witnessing an air depression coming from Greece towards the eastern basin of the Mediterranean, coinciding with the entry of a polar wave that hits some regions of Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, Palestine, Jordan and Egypt.

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Egypt..a warning of a storm

Egypt..a warning of a storm

And the Saudi weather and forecast expert, Abdullah Al-Osaimi, said that “it is not necessary that every snowfall in the Levant and the north of the Kingdom be followed by severe cold waves,” warning that forecasts indicate heavy snowfall, today, Wednesday, on large areas of the Levant, as it extends. Evening to the heights of the Tabuk region.

In Jordan, the Meteorological Department expected a clear and tangible drop in temperatures, so that the weather would be very cold in most regions of the Kingdom, according to the Director of the Department of Meteorology, Raed Al Khattab, who said that the winds are active with the hours of Wednesday morning and are active and accompanied by strong gifts sometimes that will lead to Raising dust, especially in the Badia regions, which leads to a decrease in horizontal visibility.

Palestine is affected by the atmospheric depression, according to the Director General of Palestinian Meteorology, Yousef Abu Asaad, who stressed that the current depression that hits Palestine will be accompanied by snow accumulated over the mountainous heights whose heights are more than 800 meters above sea level.

As for Lebanon, Father Elie Khneisser, a weather specialist, said that the impact of the highly effective depression on Lebanon begins tonight, as the first cold front enters at dawn on Wednesday, and snow falls between 1000 and 1100 meters over the mountains and some areas unevenly.

The second, more severe front enters between Wednesday afternoon and night hours and Thursday dawn, and the level of snowfall decreases by about 700 meters to touch the western mountains and northern areas 500-600 meters and 800 meters in the southern regions or perhaps less.

Meteorologists expect that from tonight until tomorrow, Egypt will witness heavy rain, with hailstones falling heavily on the northern coasts, the delta and Cairo. A snow storm is caused by a strong polar depression, centered on the island of Cyprus, affecting northern Egypt, the cities of the Canal, northern and central Sinai, and moderate rains that may be heavy in northern Upper Egypt.

Source: agencies

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