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Heavy rain in Jeddah throws life out of gear

Jeddah: Heavy rain in Jeddah brings havoc situations and flooding. All roads are submerged.

A cold wave is expected to hit the Kingdom over the next few days, resulting in a sudden drop in temperature, rain and unstable weather conditions.

Schools were also forced to close down because of heavy downpour.

Saudi Arabia’s crisis management and disaster center also warned citizens in Makkah toremain indoors due to the combination of heavy rainfall and strong winds.

According to a report published in Arab News, the affected areas would be in the northern part of the Kingdom and along the coast, including Tabuk, Hail, Makkah, Madinah.

Drivers are advised to take the road unless it is necessary and to drive slowly and cautiously.