AN UNUSUAL PRESENCE OF A HAIL OBSERVED YESTERDAY AFTERNOON IN SAUDI ARABIA! (credit: Youssouf Ali Al Taher via Cyclone of Rhodes)
DISCUSSION: Much earlier yesterday afternoon, a weak low-pressure system moved east of the Mediterranean Sea and headed towards Western Saudi Arabia. As deep convection flared up across parts of the Middle East earlier yesterday, a few isolated storms such as this one observed over Eastern Saudi Arabia generated impressive amounts of hail! See the video below to see just the density of hail falling at the time!