Global Warming (Climate Change) in Saudi Arabia..Bah Ha Ha!! – ConspiracyOz

Saudi Arabia’s north-west desert covered in snow after unusual winter storm

15th Jan 2020

A powerful storm bringing sub-zero temperatures has transformed parts of the Saudi Arabian desert into a winter wonderland.

Key points:

  • The storm covered Tabuk, 192 kilometres from the Red Sea, in dusty white snow
  • Videos shared online show camels shuffling through snow instead of sand
  • While snow is rare, Saudi Arabia last experienced falls in April last year

Residents of Tabuk, 193 kilometres from the Red Sea, awoke to see the region’s dry desert coated in white snow, leaving many in awe.

Tabuk, one of the coldest regions in Saudi Arabia, typically dips to 4 degrees Celsius at this time of year but it is usually dry, according to AccuWeather senior meteorologist Eric Leister.

“A powerful storm tracked from southern Europe and the Mediterranean into the Middle East last week, pulling cold air into the region and resulting in the snowfall,” Mr Leister said.

Photo: While snow is rare, Saudi Arabia last had falls in April last year. (Reuters)

Videos began circulating online showing camels shuffling through snow instead of sand, as residents enjoyed some snow play.

And it did not take long for the higher areas near Tabuk which were blanketed by the snow to become popular with locals and tourists in the area, local media reported.

Images of the unusual scenes quickly went viral, with people across the kingdom and in neighbouring countries clamouring to view and share them.

 

Tweet: Snow desert

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But despite the large amount of social media posts from residents, many users questioned the authenticity of the videos.

While snow is rare in Saudi Arabia, it is not completely out of the ordinary.

The country last experienced comparable snowfall in April last year.

Twitter: @Dr_Ahmad_Nabeel Currently: Snow in Saudi Arabia deserts (Tabuk).

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“[It’s] not crazy for them to get snow, it’s just typically dry,” Mr Leister said.

The snow caused some disruptions for Tabuk residents, but the brunt of the storm hit other parts of the Middle East.

Farther to the east, the United Arab Emirates suffered torrential rain that left Dubai and Sharjah flooded.

“This same storm system then tracked farther east and caused deadly flooding and heavy snow, with avalanches from Iran into Pakistan and Afghanistan,” Mr Leister said.

Recently, winter avalanches have claimed at least 69 lives across Kashmir in Pakistan and India.

In Pakistan, at least 53 houses have been completely destroyed by avalanches, with rescuers managing to pull more than 50 people from the snow.

Severe cold and heavy snow has also led to the death of 39 people in six provinces of Afghanistan in the past two weeks.

 

Posted on January 17, 2020, in ConspiracyOz Posts. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. Now you see why they changed the name from ‘Global Warming’ to ‘Climate Change’
    because the Global Warming Hoax is to bring in a world wide Carbon Tax grab.
    The name ‘Climate Change’ confuses the public as the climate has always changed – Mick Raven


    More links below to ‘non’ Global Warming articles – Mick Raven

    BOM issues severe thunderstorm warning as rain brings bushfire relief across NSW
    https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-01-16/bom-warns-of-flooding-as-rain-offers-fire-relief-in-nsw/11869768

    Severe storms rumble across much of Queensland as rain welcomed in drought-affected regions
    https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-01-16/bom-rain-storms-outback-western-queensland-dust/11872784

    Firefighting planes from Canada iced in and unable to get to Australia
    https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-01-16/bushfire-fighting-planes-unable-to-get-to-australia-from-canada/11871384
    (Dam Global Freezing – Mick Raven)

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