Riyadh schools closed due to sandstorms
Schools will be closed today (February 14), due to the violent storm lashing Riyadh, according to Almarsd.
The kingdom's directorate of education announced the closure of schools for the safety of students and staff.
The decision applies to schools in Ramah, Wathadiq, Mazahmiya, Huraimaliya, Dariya and Dharma.
Other parts of Saudi Arabia, including Al Qasim, have also decided to shut down schools due to turbulent weather and sandstorms.
President of Saudi Meteorology and Environment announced that visibility would be reduced due to the sandstorms.