Posts Tagged ‘heavy rain’

Current indications are suggesting that at least 2 strong low pressures are going to affect the area starting around 12 of Dec through to 24 of Dec spreading from the north parts of Saudi Arabia including Syria, Lebanon, Jordan and moving then east south east to Kuwait and then to parts of the central and eastern regions of Saudi Arabia by 16 to 22 of Dec. The system seems to be strong mostly over parts of the Mediterranean by the 12 and onwards, cumulative amounts of rain might reach 100 m + in some areas so get ready for heavy rain !!

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Weather Warning issued for parts of the north , north west and western regions of Saudi Arabia including Yanbo , Jeddah. a system is approaching and should produce sudden thunderstorms with strong winds over much of these areas, the system will start by tonight and will be on watch till Tuesday. heavy rain is highly possible and flood watch is in place for these regions. the system might extend east to reach as fare as Riyadh , possible showers over the coming 48 hours, other areas will see some clouds with slight rain possibility over the eastern regions including the Gulf regions.

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.