Saudis Fear of 2009 Deadly Floods, 5 Killed in New One, VIDEO&PICS

Wed Nov 18, 2015 15:50:55

With the bitter experiences of the area deadly floods in 2009 which killed more than 120 people, Heavy rain and flash floods in Saudi Arabia along its Red Sea coast has killed five people.3 children were among those lost their life.

The National Center for Meteorology and Seismology in the neighboring United Arab Emirates says rain is expected there Friday.

Money but Lack of management in this oil reach country can’t help Saudis find a solution to stop the flooding.

An 11-year-old child reportedly drowned in the western province of Yanbu. Another child, whose age was not disclosed, was swept away and killed by floodwaters in the northwestern province of Ha'il. A third child drowned in an area on the outskirts of Jiddah.

Also in Jeddah, two other people died when they were electrocuted by a lamp post.

Another child is missing in Ha'il and searches to find the child is continue.

Schools, universities and many institution are closed.

Saudis took to social media to share videos and pictures of flooded streets and high winds, which are expected to last until Wednesday.The area experienced of 2009 deadly floods which killed more than 120 people