In connection with heavy rains, the civil defense of Saudi Arabia called on the inhabitants of the Kingdom not to go near the rivers and areas susceptible to flooding.
In the provinces of TAIF and Jeddah closed schools. In Jeddah also blocked six tunnels who find themselves fully or partially flooded and numerous roads because of limited visibility.
Soon rains are expected in the provinces of Mecca, Medina, in the mountainous areas Gasana, Asher and Baja.
Shooting flooded streets and tunnels, in which water reaches the zone, became one of the most popular in the Arab segment of the Internet. However, even in the comments many remember the events of November 2009.
Then the result record for 27 years the rains have been flooded a significant part of Jeddah. The floods affected 122 people. More than 350 are still missing.