Heavy rain hit parts of Saudi Arabia on February 9, 2019, leaving one person dead and another one missing.
Authorities said heavy flooding hit Fadhlan valley, west of Al-Ula governorate, where two casualty reports are coming from.
111 people were rescued in Madinah, western Saudi Arabia and 14 families relocated, the Arab News reports.
Some of the roads have been closed in various governorates.
The rain has since spread further east toward Bahrain, Qatar, United Arab Emirates and Iran. Heavy rain is expected over parts of central Iran and Pakistan over the next 48 hours.
Scattered showers & storms from S #Iran to C #SaudiArabia on Sunday, then #Bahrain & #Qatar on Monday. A few showers are possible in #UAE & N #Oman on Tuesday. This feature will bring rain & mountain snow to N #Pakistan & NW #India from Wednesday into Friday. pic.twitter.com/hQ4O4tk9lz— Jason Nicholls (@jnmet) February 10, 2019
Image credit: NASA Aqua/MODIS. Acquired February 10, 2019
Featured image: Rescue operations during heavy rain and floods in Saudi Arabia. Credit: ssa7384