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| 25 February, 2018

Schools shut down in Saudi Arabia due to severe weather conditions

Suspension was announced late Saturday due to severe weather conditions expected

A man covers his head with a plastic bag during rain in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, February 16, 2017.

A man covers his head with a plastic bag during rain in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, February 16, 2017.

Reuters/Faisal Al Nasser

RIYADH: Classes have been suspended in schools across in Riyadh and the provinces of Ramah, Thadig, Muzahmia, Hremala, Diraia and Dhrma, on Sunday, reported the Saudi Press Agency, SPA.

The suspension was announced late Saturday due to severe weather conditions expected, including heavy rains and strong winds, and to ensure the safety of students, SPA added.

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