The streets of the city of Taif – western Saudi Arabia – were covered in white after the hail fell in large quantities over large parts of the city, which caused obstruction to the movement of vehicles on the roads, and as a result, all government and service agencies rushed to start removing hail quantities from the roads.
A group of videos circulated on social media documented the fall of large quantities of hail showers today, Wednesday, in Taif, which caused cars to be “stuck” in the streets of the eastern ring in Taif, and disrupted traffic, while a number of those present tried to open the road for Transport vehicles that broke down due to the heavy hail, while others documented the scene with their phones, as the residents celebrated this white visitor, whom they considered one of the “historic” moments.
For its part, the Taif Municipality field teams at the Agency for Projects began the rainy situation in the northern Taif neighborhoods this afternoon, as the teams, supported by specialized mechanisms and labor, succeeded in removing the hail that fell heavily and heavily on the neighborhoods, and the Riyadh-Taif road, which partially impeded movement.
The Municipality stated in a statement that the field teams at the Projects Agency succeeded in removing the cold in record time and restoring traffic to normal on the road, noting that it is working according to a plan to contain the effects of rain by following up on meteorology and forecasts of the rainy condition, and distributing field teams and mechanisms in the sites that will witness the situation. Matariah to deal with the event and address the notes as soon as they happen, ensuring the safety and comfort of the people.
The cold on the roads of Taif
The rainy season continues
While the weather researcher, member of the Climatic Nomenclature Committee, Abdulaziz Al-Hussaini, expected the continuation of the sixteenth rainy situation during the next 24 hours, from today, Wednesday, Ramadan 28, until tomorrow morning, Thursday, Ramadan 29, 1444 AH, in parts of Makkah, Madinah, Riyadh, Al-Baha, and Asir.
And he said, through his Twitter account: It extends to separate parts of the regions of Hail, Qassim, Al-Jawf, the northern borders, Tabuk, Najran, and the southeastern suburbs of the Empty Quarter of the Kingdom, with varying rains from one place to another from light to medium and hail, which may be heavy in the governorates south of the Riyadh region and east The Makkah region and the southeast of the Medina region, with the chance of torrential rains in parts of it preceded by active winds, unless God directs them, extending to Yemen and Oman, and change is possible; Because it is an expectation, and God knows best.