Heavy rainfall in Makkah floods its streets

  • December 12, 2023

The National Center for Meteorology in Saudi Arabia says that on Sunday, heavy thunderstorms and rain fell in some parts of the country. Videos have been posted online of Makkah’s streets flooded during the heavy rain in the area. The NCM says that some parts of the country are on a yellow alert.

The weather service for the whole country says that it will rain, storm, and dust storm until Wednesday. Through Arab Storms videos, we can see cars trying to get through flooded streets near parked cars where the water is up to the window level.

In a different video, rituals are being done by pilgrims near the Kaaba while strong winds and heavy rain rage around the area. Some people could be seen moving around in search of safety.

Source: Zawya