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Riyadh schools closed today amid bad weather

Schools at all levels in the capital city, as well as the province of Riyadh and surrounding areas, were told not to open on Tuesday due to inclement weather.
In a statement carried by the Saudi Press Agency, the director general of education in Riyadh, Dr. Ibrahim bin Abdullah, said the suspension of classes was a precautionary measure as the region was witnessing a high density of rainfall.
He said the order covers both government and private schools, including international schools.
Riyadh region as well as other parts of the kingdom, especially the central and northwestern areas, have experienced heavy rains and floodings during the past few days.

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