Jeddah floods: Pictures of Saudi Arabia's second largest city submerged after heavy rain

By: FPJ Web Desk | November 25, 2022

On Thursday, Jeddah and its surrounding areas experienced heavy rain and flooding accompanied by thunder and lightning

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This torrential rain hit the city for almost six hours, which brought life to a standstill

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It is reported that two people have died, and many people who got into submerged vehicles were rescued later

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The city experienced over 179mm of rain, which was recorded in Jeddah

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Many cars broke down as a result of the flooded roadways in Jeddah's residential areas

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Due to flooding, schools and universities are closed in Jeddah. Power cuts have also been reported.

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Many flights also got delayed due to the unfavourable weather announced by King Abdulaziz International Airport

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The Makkah-Jeddah Expressway was shut down, and even the Emirate of Makkah Region made the announcement

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The devastating flooding that struck Jeddah on November 25, 2009 was painfully recalled by yesterday's torrential rain and flooding

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