Saudi Arabia welcomed the new year with snow

Residents of the Tabuk region of Saudi Arabia welcomed the first day of the New Year with a pleasant surprise. According to the official SPA news agency, the snowfall in the Jabal al-Lawz region has attracted the citizens of the kingdom to this region.

Residents lit a bonfire at the foot of the white-covered mountains, took photos of this rare natural phenomenon in Saudi Arabia and shared it on social networks. Tourists from neighboring Qatar also flocked to the Jabal al-Lawz region. They said they felt like they were in Europe.

Meteorologists say that the snowy weather in the Tabuk region will continue for several days.