Heavy rain expected in Yanbu until Thursday, Civil Defense warns

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Picnickers and desert travelers have been warned to stay away from valleys during heavy rain. (SPA)
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Picnickers and desert travelers have been warned to stay away from valleys during heavy rain. (SPA)
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Picnickers and desert travelers have been warned to stay away from valleys during heavy rain. (SPA)
Updated 05 December 2018

Heavy rain expected in Yanbu until Thursday, Civil Defense warns

  • Picnickers and desert travelers have been warned to stay away from valleys during heavy rain

JEDDAH: The Presidency of Meteorology and Environment (PME) has predicted heavy rain for Yanbu until Thursday.
Due to the ongoing inclement weather across the Kingdom, Civil Defense has warned citizens and residents to remain careful.
The authority urged residents of these areas to avoid getting themselves into valleys and flooded areas.
Picnickers and desert travelers have been warned to stay away from valleys during heavy rain or flash floods, and not to risk crossing flood passages or intersections. Heavy rainfall has already taken several lives early this month, when different regions of the Kingdom were hit by severe weather conditions.

 


GEA offers family festival celebrating naturalist Al-Jahiz

Updated 42 min 44 sec ago

GEA offers family festival celebrating naturalist Al-Jahiz

  • Al-Jahiz Square is part of the Taif Season festivals and events
  • The festival offers an interactive exhibition about Kitab-Al-Hayawan (Book of The Animals) written by Al-Jahiz

JEDDAH: The Saudi General Entertainment Authority has organized a family festival as part of the Taif Season.

The festival titled “Al-Jahiz Square” adopts a historic theme at the iconic Souq Okaz, offering families a chance to embark on a unique literary journey into the biography of Al-Jahiz, the acclaimed 9th Century African-Arab naturalist.

The festival offers an interactive exhibition about Kitab-Al-Hayawan (Book of The Animals) written by Al-Jahiz.

The festival will be running until the Aug. 31.