January 11, 2013
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January 10, 2013
BEIRUT: Snow blanketed much of Lebanon Thursday after a fierce overnight snowstorm, with many people trapped in remote villages by blizzards.
Snow settled on the Lebanese coast, in north and south, in a rare appearance in over a decade as the country experienced record low temperatures.
March 27, 2012
Filed under Middle East, United Arab Emirates
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NEVER-ENDING COLD in the UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
January 22, 2012
According to the NCMS forecast for today, minimum temperatures are set to test 1°C in the UAE’s mountainous regions while internal areas could see temperatures dipping to a nippy 5°C and coastal areas could see minimum temperatures of 13°C.
January 24, 2012
Country continues to shiver as Met department records sub-zero temperatures at Jebel Jais area of Ras Al Khaimah
The UAE will wake up to the ‘chilling’ news that the cold snap that has enveloped the country will continue through the week.
February 21, 2012
Temperatures in the UAE are set to fall to 8°C today, according to the weather forecast by National Centre of Meteorology and Seismology (NCMS), adding that relative humidity is likely to increase over some internal areas tonight and early morning tomorrow.
March 20, 2012
Temperatures have seen a steady decline over the past few days, with mercury dipping to 8°C in some areas of the country. The weatherman says “another fall in temperatures is expected” today, with “wind gradually decreasing during night over inland.”
May 12, 2009
From the Saudi Gazette
In one of the rare occasions, Saudis enjoy the snowfall in Al-Baha city south-west of Riyadh, Tuesday. Torrential rains pouring down on Al-Baha accompanied by gusty winds were accompanied by snow capping the mountains and covering the valley areas and the forests of Al-Zaraeb and Khayrah.
The last report we had like this in mid January said that the snow and cold was the “worst in 30 years“. In January, snow isn’t unexpected in Saudi Arabia, it has happened before. But in May?