Huge hail storm in Madina Munawara

Heavy ice rain poured over Madina Munawara for several hours on Friday, the poor drainage systems in most neighborhoods could not cope with the amount of rain that fell over the city, where rising water levels damaged several cars.

Many users have shared footage of ice raining down on pavements in Madinah.

A northward-moving storm will bring waves of rain and thunderstorms across much of the Middle East according to the weather forecast.

The crisis and disaster management center have urged citizens and expatriates to take utmost caution in view of the possibility of continuing severe weather in Madinah and other area’s.

The intensity of the rain can be seen in the videos below.