Strong rain caused flood in Saudi Arabia

A heavy downpour flooded the city of Medina. This is a very unusual phenomenon for this area, because in the desert on the Arabian Peninsula there is always a strong heat and precipitation is extremely rare.

Medina is a city in the historical region of Hejaz in western Saudi Arabia.

The climate of Medina is very hot, the average temperatures from June to September exceed +35 ° C, and the daytime temperatures on certain days can exceed +45 ° C.

The climate of Medina refers to the tropical desert. Precipitation in Medina is very rare: within a year only 50 mm of precipitation falls, which makes Medina one of the most dry major cities in the world.

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