“Snowfall in Makkah’s Grand Mosque is fake,’’ Saudi Arabia


Jan 2, 2023

A video appeared on social media of heavy snowfall in Makkah’s Grand Mosque being circulated. The Kingdom’s officials’ weather body, however, termed it a fake one. But the question is being raised in everyone’s mind who did it so and how it is possible to make such a video?

However, it has not been clear whether it was edited or done graphically.

According to the National Meteorological Centre (NMC) of Saudi Arabia the video clip being circulated on social media, purportedly showing snowfall in the Grand Mosque, is fake.

A video clip recently circulated on the social media purportedly showing snowfall in Masjid Al Haram, #Makkah is fake, the National Meteorological Center said in a statement on Sunday,” Haramain Sharfian, clarified in a tweet message 

The almost 55-second video, is shared on YouTube, Facebook and WhatsApp, and other social networking sites. Wherein pilgrims showed enjoying the snowfall and take pictures near Holy Makkah.

It may be mentioned here that heavy rainfall has been recorded in different parts of Saudi Arabia including Makkah during the last week, causing floods in several places in the country.

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