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Heavy Rainfall and Hailstorm Hit Madinah Munawwarah

Heavy Rainfall and Hailstorm Hit Madinah Munawwarah

The recent heavy rainfall in the holy city of Madinah, Saudi Arabia, has brought both awe-inspiring scenes and challenges. While the rain has blessed the Prophet’s Mosque and created breathtaking moments, it has also led to devastating floods in the Al-Eis governorate.

Videos circulating on social media depict the mesmerizing sight of rain at the Prophet’s Mosque, symbolizing a moment of divine mercy. However, in northwest Madinah, torrential rains have caused severe flooding, resulting in cars being swept away and roads becoming impassable.

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In response to the situation, the Directorate of Civil Defense in Madinah has issued warnings and safety advisories, urging people to avoid flood-prone areas and exercise caution. The Saudi National Center of Meteorology had previously raised the alert level to red, anticipating the heavy rains and thunderstorms.

Authorities are closely monitoring the situation and advising residents and visitors to remain vigilant and adhere to safety protocols. This unexpected weather event serves as a reminder of the importance of preparedness and taking necessary precautions in the face of natural disasters.