Archive for December, 2011

Settled weather is expected to continue for the coming few days over much of the Gulf extending to the north and north east of Saudi Arabia. there is a chance of some showers this weekend by Thursday / Friday over Jeddah. current modules are not showing a severe system but some rain could be expected. slight increase in midday temperatures across the Gulf, while lows at night will still be below 10 C over most of the central and north to north east parts of Arabia. on the other hand, a strong low system will be affecting the Mediterranean in the coming 48 hours with very heavy rain and wind. snow can also be expected in higher elevations.

Cold high pressure system is expected to start moving south by Sunday the 11th of Dec 2011. Temperatures will drop sharply through this week with some high winds. current weather modules are suggesting a new low pressure between 18th and 25th of Dec 2011. its too early now to forecast exact location of this low pressure and where it will affect the most but currently modules are showing chances of Rain stretching from the western region including Jeddah to the north east of Saudi Arabia and Kuwait along with parts of central Saudi extending to Bahrain and Qatar. I will keep you updated on this upcoming low pressure once the forecast starts to be more clear and accurate.