For the third time in less than 60 days, snow and frost covered the arid desert in northwestern Saudi Arabia.

This anomalous snow is due to an extreme mass of cold air coming from Europe and which spread to North Africa and the Arabian Peninsula causing strong cooling.

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A camel in snow in Saudi Arabia. via Facebook
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And sheeps are freezing too. via Facebook
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A desert covert by snow in Saudi Arabia. Thrid time in 2 months! via Facebook
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Roads through the desert are frozen and snowy. via Facebook

Three feet of snow were reported in the Tabuk region – a fairly dry place, where ususally less than 50 millimeters of rain is measured per year.

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Snow a very strange weather phenomenon is this arid part of Saudi Arabia. via Facebook
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After the snow, freezing cold temperature in the desert of Saudi Arabia. via Facebook
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We are entering a time of strange and cataclysmic weather events. via Facebook

End of December 2016, a snowstorm covered the same region and desert of the Saudi Arabia.

Just another anomalous weather event!

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