Let’s talk about weather chaos! What is currently sweeping across Saudi Arabia and Oman is more than that. Heavy hailstorms, extreme flooding… In desertic countries? What the heck is going on…
Extreme hailstorm stops traffic in Shifa, Saudi Arabia
A heavy hailstorm hit desertic Shifa in Saudi Arabia on May 17, 2019, dropping very high amount of hail… enough to completely block road traffic.
طريف الشفاء امس الطايف شاهد الثلوج⛈⛈ pic.twitter.com/l5PUustynv— ⚘الإعلامي ابومازن ?? (@ahmad__9009) May 18, 2019
Hail accumulation in some places was so big that bulldozers had to remove it.
شاهد ازالة الثلوج عن طريق الشفاء امس بسبب انسداد الطريق من الثلوج شاهدذالك ⛈⛈ pic.twitter.com/8TuAp9DMxR— ⚘الإعلامي ابومازن ?? (@ahmad__9009) May 18, 2019
Here a look at what it looked like during the storm. A lot of small hail stones coming down:
This even looks like snow to me:
After melting, some impressive rivers of hail started flooding the area.
سيول الشفاء ..وحيد القرشي ⚡️ pic.twitter.com/Zq73IVE0ey— طــقس الطـــــائف? (@tigs_altaif) May 18, 2019
Even creating new rivers in the arid desert.
سيول حويه القرح— ابو غيث (@Y_abogath) May 18, 2019
الله يزيد ويبارك pic.twitter.com/N382u30VI0
Intense flooding in Saudi Arabia
Heavy rainfall in Saudi Arabia on Friday caused floods in the south and southeast of the country.
The Saudi General Authority for Meteorology and Environmental Protection warned residents in several provinces in south and south-west Saudi Arabia of thunderstorms and floods over the next days.
Apocalyptic floods in Oman
and some more terrifying videos of these record floods in Oman!
The weather war is on…