Riyadh Flood Defence Plan

In the aftermath of the recent flooding in Riyadh in mid November where several people died, the Arriyadh Development Authority (ADA) have announced a three year plan to develop better…

More Floods in Saudi and UAE

Flash floods have continued in the Gulf region, claiming further casualties in Saudi Arabia, and forcing organisers to clse the Dubai Airshow. United Arab Emirates UAE has suffered continued heavy…

Floods Across the Gulf Region

UAE, Kuwait, Oman, Saudi and Bahrain have all suffered from unusually heavy rainfall since around Friday 15 November, resulting in severe flooding in some areas. Forecasters for the region say…

Flooding in Riyadh

Riyadh in Saudi Arabia was inundated with floodwaters late on Saturday 16 November 2013, disrupting road traffic and prompting authorities to close schoolsi and urge residents to stay indoors. Four…

Jeddah Flood Defences

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, has suffered from disastrous floods twice in the last few years. In 2009 as many as 122 people were killed and the flood disaster was describes as…