Heavy rainfall with thunderstorms inundated Jeddah in Saudi Arabia, with an incredible rainfall of 111mm. This compares nicely with an annual average of around 50mm. Tons of traffic problems with trapped cars and people. The city’s infrastructure and geography might be blamed, but 111mm of rain is quite high.
10 people have been confirmed dead.
Click here for a video of the rain in Jeddah on Jan 26, 2011.