One killed, over 100 rescued due to severe weather in Saudi Arabia

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Civil defense teams in ​​western Saudi Arabia retrieved the body of an elderly man and saved 111 people from heavy rains that hit the area. (SPA/Saudi Civil Defense)
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Civil defense teams in ​​western Saudi Arabia retrieved the body of an elderly man and saved 111 people from heavy rains that hit the area. (SPA/Saudi Civil Defense)
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Civil defense teams in ​​western Saudi Arabia retrieved the body of an elderly man and saved 111 people from heavy rains that hit the area. (SPA/Saudi Civil Defense)
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Civil defense teams in ​​western Saudi Arabia retrieved the body of an elderly man and saved 111 people from heavy rains that hit the area. (SPA/Saudi Civil Defense)
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Civil defense teams in ​​western Saudi Arabia retrieved the body of an elderly man and saved 111 people from heavy rains that hit the area. (SPA/Saudi Civil Defense)
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Civil defense teams in ​​western Saudi Arabia retrieved the body of an elderly man and saved 111 people from heavy rains that hit the area. (SPA/Saudi Civil Defense)
Updated 09 February 2019
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One killed, over 100 rescued due to severe weather in Saudi Arabia

JEDDAH: One person was killed and another has gone missing due to heavy flooding in Fadhlan valley, west of Al-Ula governorate in Saudi Arabia.
Elsewhere, 111 people have been rescued by the Civil Defense in Madinah, western Saudi Arabia, after heavy rains in the area, and 14 families have been relocated.
Prince Faisal bin Salman bin Abdul Aziz, Prince of Madinah Region, told authorities to exert all their efforts to address those affected sites as soon possible.
The Civil Defense teams in the region received several reports after heavy rains in various governorates, where some of the roads were closed.
Civil Defense teams are continuing rescue efforts to search for the missing citizen.


Thunder and dust storms expected to hit various regions of Saudi Arabia

Updated 19 April 2019
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Thunder and dust storms expected to hit various regions of Saudi Arabia

RIYADH: Thunder and dust storms are expected to affect the Riyadh region from the early hours of Friday till 9 p.m.
Areas affected will include Riyadh, Al-Kharj, Rumah, Al-Muzahimiya, Hawtat Bani Tamim, Huraymila, Al-Aflaj, and surrounding areas.
Dust and thunderstorms are also expected in the Kingdom’s Eastern Province.
Saudi Arabia’s General Authority of Meteorology and Environmenal Protection also said that dust storms will limit visibility in the Kingdom’s northern and western regions.