Close-up of a flooded river. Credit: Tomasz Zajda

Severe thunderstorm and flash flood over Jeddah

25 November 2009 08:00 UTC

Close-up of a flooded river. Credit: Tomasz Zajda
Close-up of a flooded river. Credit: Tomasz Zajda

A severe thunderstorm brought 90mm of rain to Jeddah in just four hours (nearly twice the average for an entire year).

Last Updated

31 May 2022

Published on

25 November 2009

More than 70 people were reported to have been killed, and more than 350 were reported missing.