A Major Sandstorm Has Taken Over Most Of Saudi Arabia The Past Weekend
A major sandstorm was experienced by several parts of Saudi Arabia this weekend and the videos being shared are showing how intense it has been.
The lack of visibility forced authorities to issue a weather warning
A dust storm swept the northern region of the country, including Al Jawf, the capital Riyadh, Qassim, Hail, as well as eastern parts of Mecca and Medina.
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The civil defence has urged people to stay at home, especially those with respiratory illnesses. It has also warned drivers to be cautious when driving near lamp posts, electricity poles, and billboards on the street.