2 men saved by atree

As heavy rains flooded the city of Hail, two men who were swept away  managed to cling to a tree till Saudi Civil Defence came to their rescue.

Captain Abdulraham Al-Juhni told Al Arabiya that Civil Defense successfully managed to rescue the men.

Traffic accidents and electrical faults were reported in the Saudi capital of Riyadh, however there have been no injuries reported. Schools in 5 provinces in Saudi including Riyadh were shut down on Saturday due to the weather conditions.

Mohammed Al-Dakheeni, Ministry of Education Spokesman said the provinces affected by the suspension were Quwaiyiah, Dawadmi, Hota, Hariq and Al Kharj.