The country is currently affected by a state of instability in the weather due to the depth of a shallow air depression and activity in the northwestern winds, whose speed exceeded 60 kilometers per hour,” said the weather forecast controller in the Meteorological Department of the General Administration of Civil Aviation, Abdulaziz Al-Qarawi.
Al-Qarawi told that “these winds caused dust and a dust storm formed with it that advanced from the western regions of the country to the east,” explaining that “most residential areas were affected by this dust storm, with which the level of visibility decreased to less than 500 meters. In most areas, while there is no vision in other areas.
He pointed out that «it is expected that this situation will continue until midnight, and then the atmosphere will begin to improve gradually, noting that tomorrow morning, Saturday, there will be a gradual improvement in the range of horizontal vision, as well as a marked decrease in temperatures, as the front advances Cold pneumatic ».
He continued: It is expected that the weather will be on Saturday and Sunday, moderate in the day, and cold to cooler at night, as the maximum temperatures will be from 20 to 24 degrees Celsius, and the minimum temperatures from 9 degrees to 12 degrees.