Remember how the Sahara Desert recently turned into a winter wonderland with 16 inches of snow covering the sand dunes? 

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Well, something similar has now happened in Saudi Arabia. 

Yes, you read that right.

Parts of the country known for its desert and blazing heat has been hit by a rare snowstorm.

Blanketed in a white sheet of snow, the rare sight especially in Tabuk region in the north west left many locals and tourists enchanted and they wasted no time in enjoying it before it melted away. 

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Freak weather or a result of global warming?