Lonely Planet Writer

Powerful winter storm hits the Middle East

A usually sunny Beirut, Lebanon, has been struck by stormy weather.
A usually sunny Beirut has been struck by stormy weather. Image by rabiem22 / CC BY 2.0

A number of countries in the Middle East have been hit by a powerful winter storm called ‘Huda’ or ‘Zina.’ which has brought sub zero temperatures and heavy snows.The storm struck Lebanon and Jordan on Tuesday, where some roads have closed and people have begun storing provisions in anticipation of the weather continuing. The storm is expected to hit Israel and the Palestinian Territories later in the week. Read more: english.alarabiya.net