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March 1, 2010

Sandstorm alert in Riyadh on March 1st

Filed under: News — Tags: , — Khaled A. @ 11:54 am

Last year’s Sandstorm was a big one, and apparently there is another one heading to Riyadh as we speak!

According to Presidency of Meteorology and Environment (PME)‘s early warning page (there is no English warning page, so you might as well go out?): A sandstorm is approaching Riyadh and Horizontal visibility of 1 meter!

تحذير رقم(2)من الساعة(10:30)صباحا الى الساعة(12:30)ظهرا ليوم الاثنين الموافق 15 ربيع الاول 1431ه شبه انعدام فى مدى الرؤية الافقية حيث تتدنى الرؤية الافقية الى اقل من (1)م بسبب العوالق الترابية على المناطق((الشرقية – الرياض – القصيم ))….لذلك يجب اخذ الحيطة والحذر.

Schools have already started sending students home. Hope everyone will be safe.

Image from American Bedu.