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A statement from the “Saudi Meteorology” regarding the rainfall in Jeddah

The National Center of Saudi Meteorology revealed that it recorded the highest amount of rain in Jeddah Governorate, from 8 am to 2 pm, in the south of the governorate, which amounted to 179 mm.
And the center indicated, through the report it issued, that the amount of rain that fell today in Jeddah exceeds the amount of rain recorded in 2009, according to the Saudi Press Agency.

Closure of “Makkah Jeddah” road

Road security forces closed the “Makkah-Jeddah” road due to the heavy rains that fell heavily today and flooded the streets in a number of regions of Saudi Arabia.

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Today, Thursday, the city of Jeddah witnessed heavy rains on neighborhoods, roads and streets, amid a state of joy among its residents and warnings from the meteorology and civil defense of the need to exercise caution in order to preserve the safety of everyone.

Warnings to avoid tunnels

With heavy amounts of rain falling and torrents flowing, the Crisis and Disaster Management Center in the Emirate of Makkah Al-Mukarramah announced that it calls upon everyone to avoid a number of tunnels, indicating that the region is exposed to thunderstorms, torrential rains, and a state of volatile weather.

Civil Defense warns

The civil defense teams in the Makkah Al-Mukarramah region announced their readiness and field preparations to deal with any incoming reports due to the current and expected rainy situation in the governorates of the region, and the speed of response to it, which ranges from medium to heavy accompanied by active winds that may lead to floods.

Today’s weather

The National Center of Meteorology expected, in its report on the weather for today – God willing – thunderstorms, from medium to heavy, preceded by active winds, in parts of the regions of Makkah Al-Mukarramah, Al-Madinah Al-Munawwarah, Tabuk, the northern borders, Hail and Al-Qassim, while rainy thunderclouds will form. Over Jizan, Asir, Al-Baha and the northern parts of the eastern region, it is also not excluded that fog will form in the night and early morning hours over parts of the northern borders, Qurayyat, Tarif, and the northern parts of the eastern region.
The report indicated that the movement of surface winds on the Red Sea is southwesterly to northwesterly over the northern part, at a speed of 20-40 km/h, and southeasterly to southwesterly over the central and southern parts, at a speed of 20-40 km/h, and the wave height is from one to two meters, and the state of the sea is medium. The waves, while the movement of the surface winds over the Arabian Gulf is northwesterly to northerly on the southern part, at a speed of 10-25 km/h, and southwesterly to southeasterly, at a speed of 10-25 km/h in the northern part, and the wave height is from a quarter of a meter to a meter, and the sea condition is light. wavy.

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