The dry desert of Saudi Arabia is not known for freezing temperatures, let alone snowfall.
Thus, when people woke up to -3 degrees temperature with snow everywhere, it brought out the child among the many, with people expressing their astonishment and joy in various ways.
Even the grass was covered with patches of the white blessing:
This man entertained himself by skiing on the icey road:
شاهد المقطع الذي صدم محترفي التزلج في أوروبا وأمريكا تزلج على الثلج في جبال اللوز بالطريقة السعودية#جبل_اللوز#تبوك pic.twitter.com/TOf6BKRZPe
— ماجد فتيني (@majed_waheep) November 23, 2016
While many cars parked on the side to savour in the moment and be cautious about the conditions:
Then, there were those who forwarded their excitement to their friends:
Snow in Shagra, Saudi Arabia. Thanks to my friend for sending it to me ☺️👍🏻#snow #saudiarabia #saudia #shagra pic.twitter.com/hBiSTn2jxp
— Laura of Arabia (@blueabaya) November 28, 2016
Naturally, it led to others bring up the topic of climate change and global warming being the cause of this:
Snow in the Saudi Arabia, climate change. pic.twitter.com/Zk3eX4WPHH
— Nijad Abou Chacra (@nijadabichacra) November 28, 2016
Now, reflect upon this saying of Prophet Muhammad (sal Allahu alayhi wa’sallam):
“The Last Hour will not come…till the land of Arabia once again becomes meadows and rivers.”
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