Riyadh Rain: Nadheem Block! Photos Collection!

Wondering what to do!

Recent rainfall forced residents of Nadheem block eastern side of Riyadh city to swim under dirty water.

Most of their properties including furniture, Houses, and cars were damaged.

However, owner of Saudi Press Facebook group took the opportunity and visited the block with his own camera to come up with a great report!

These images were taken Thursday morning May the 6th 2010 which shows many people are struggling with no electricity and clean home to survive at!

These people had been swimming with the dirty water since the rainfall has started on Monday on the same week! Continue reading

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Riyadh Rain: Reasonable Damages!

Exit 15 Top View

Exit 15 Top View (East Ring Road Highway)

So lets move on to Riyadh, as the clouds have been traveling east side of the Saudi semi-peninsula. Riyadh started getting some rain but intermittently, sometimes showering and other times are heavy. Luckily, I was able to take some images but haven’t downloaded them into my laptop yet. Anyhow, there were damages to some of the roads infrastructure and some bridges were flooded, but I appreciate the preventive measures that the Traffic Police (Al-Muroor) and Civil Defense (Al-Defa’a Al-Madani) that they took once the rain started. They blocked ways to these flooded area to preventive people from driving nor walking through and provided the vacuum tanks to clean these flooded roads as soon as possible.

I am still wondering what would happen if Riyadh was Rio De Janeiro, and these corrupted contractors  Continue reading