Pictures: Snow in Saudi mountains, thunderstorms forecast in parts of the country

The Al Luz mountains in Tabuk witnessed heavy spring snowfall earlier this week



Image courtesy: SPA

Parts of Saudi Arabia witnessed snowfall this week, with residents continuing to flock to the mountainous regions to experience it.

Pictures published by the official Saudi Press Agency (SPA) show the mountains dotted with snow after the Al Luz mountains in Tabuk witnessed heavy spring snowfall on Sunday.

Videos and pictures posted on social media in the last few days by residents showed heavy snowfall in the region.

Meanwhile the kingdom’s General Authority for Meteorology and Environment Protection (MEPA) forecast thunderstorms in several parts of the country on Thursday including Najran, Jazan, Asir, Baha, Taif, Riyadh, Sharqiyah, Tabuk and Jouf.