Some students in Dammam were met with a bit of a muddle on Sunday after school buses sank in the middle of massive floods.
Thankfully, the Civil Defence managed to save every student out of the sunken vehicles, by use of floating boats to transfer them.
The Kingdom has been experiencing heavy rains, thunderstorms and flooding this November
Prof. Mansour Almazroui, director of the Center of Excellence for Climate Change Research at the Jeddah-based King Abdul Aziz University (KAU) even told Arab Newsthat this month has probably been the wettest in Saudi’s history.
That is CRAZYYYY
— هاشتاق السعودية (@HashKSA) November 25, 2018
Similar scenes of the rescue took place in other areas of Dammam
بعد أن رفضت التعليم تعليق الدراسة .. الدفاع المدني في الشرقية يتدخل وينقذ حياة طالبات من الغرق.
— أخبار السعودية (@SaudiNews50) November 25, 2018
“Avoid visiting places prone to flash floods,” Civil Defense warns
The Civil Defense sent out an announcement warning Saudi residents “to take the highest degree of caution and safety during rainfall and to avoid visiting places prone to flash floods.”
هذي مدرستي اثناء الانصراف اليوم ..شوفوا معاناة الطلاب ???? pic.twitter.com/QJG8QuL9v2
— Aburakan (@Abu_Raakan1) November 25, 2018