Saudi Arabia expects thunderstorms and strong winds in various regions
Riyadh, October 24, 2023, As per the latest weather forecast from the National Center of Meteorology (NCM), a mix of moderate and torrential thundershowers, accompanied by brisk winds, is anticipated across various regions in Saudi Arabia today. These weather conditions are expected to affect several areas, including Northern Borders, Jawf, Tabuk, Hail, the northern parts of the Madinah Region, southern portions of the Eastern Region, and some parts of the Najran Region, leading to reduced visibility.
Throughout the day, the sky is projected to be partially overcast with thunderstorms and strong winds. In certain locations, these winds may carry dust particles, impacting the weather in places like Jazan, Asir, and Baha heights. These conditions may extend further to encompass regions in Makkah and the Eastern part of the country.
Over the Red Sea, the winds are predicted to blow from a northwesterly to westerly direction in the northern and central areas, reaching speeds of 15 to 40 kilometers per hour. Meanwhile, the southern part of the Red Sea will experience southerly to southwesterly winds with speeds ranging from 12 to 35 kilometers per hour, all while accompanied by thunderclouds.
In the Arabian Gulf, the winds are expected to be northeasterly to northwesterly, maintaining speeds of 15 to 40 kilometers per hour. This comprehensive weather outlook underscores the importance of staying informed and taking necessary precautions, as these varying weather patterns can significantly impact daily activities and travel plans.