Saudi Arabia’s Meteorology Authority has announced a possible flood in Mecca. According to Al Akhbariya news, the Meteorology Authority yesterday announced of the possibility of floods in Mecca because of medium to very heavy rain. The authority predicted that the unstable weather that covers Mecca, Minna and Arafat would continue tonight.
The rain predicted while around two million pilgrims are residing in Minna in tents to mark the Day of Tarwiyah ritual. However, no warning was issued concerning the safety of pilgrims who will leave for Arafat area by the dawn today. Hajj season is being managed in Saudi with tight security and high safety standards to ensure the wellbeing of pilgrims.