On Sunday, a video went viral across social media allegedly showing snowfall in Masjid Al Haram.
The video of of low quality and clearly with filters showed the Mataaf with Heavy Rainfall which could be mistaken for snowfall. The video went viral across social media with the caption ‘Snowfall in Haram’ particularly because snowfall is unheard of in the Two Holy Mosques.
The National Metrological Center of Saudi Arabia issued a statement on Sunday confirming that the video is a fake in the sense that white filters were applied to the video in an attempt to show the rainfall as snow.
The Two Holy Mosques have been seeing rainfall recently and it is likely a visitor uploaded the video.