Saudi authorities issue an alert to those in Mecca and Medina

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (OBSERVATORY) — The Saudi Meteorological and Environmental Protection Agency (SEPA) predicted on Thursday that moderate to heavy thunderstorms will continue in the Jazan, Asir, Al-Baha, Mecca and Medina areas.

The Commission also expected rainy thunderstorms to form in Najran, Hail, Qassim, and western parts of Riyadh.

The report pointed out that the surface wind movement on the Red Sea is northwesterly to Westerly at 15-40 km / h over the northern part, and Southeasterly to Southwesterly at 15-35 km / h over the southern and central parts, and that the wave height from one meter to two meters, The sea will be average wave.

The report said that the surface wind movement on the Arabian Gulf Northwesterly to Northeasterly will be at a speed of 15 to 35 km per hour, with the waves rising from half a meter to one meter, stressing that the sea is light waves.

The General Authority for Meteorology warned of moderate to heavy rains accompanied by active surface winds and hail on Al-Baha area, and the governorates of Al-Hujra, Al-Aqiq, Al-Makhwah, Al-Mandaq, Baljurashi, Bani Hasan, Ghamid Al-Zinad, Qalwa and neighboring parts, indicating that the situation will continue until 9:00 pm.

For its part, the Directorate of Civil Defense in the area of ​​Al-Baha renewed its alerts to all the need to take caution, and follow the instructions and instructions of the Civil Defense in such cases.

The General Directorate of Civil Defense in the capital Riyadh called on citizens and residents to be vigilant due to the impact of weather fluctuations.

Major General Nayef Al-Sharif, Spokesman of the General Directorate of Civil Defense, called on everyone to abide by safety and caution instructions while driving on the roads during the rain for fear of slipping.

He stressed that the administration has taken all precautionary measures and preparedness through the implementation of plans prepared to face the dangers of rain and floods based on the developments and changes in the weather.


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