Bodies of drowned Saudis recovered, others still missing

Members of the Saudi Civil Defense help people to cross a flooded area after heavy rain in Tabuk. (Reuters)

The bodies of three Saudis who drowned in their cars due to flash floods have been recovered in the city of Taif.

A search is ongoing for two missing persons in the northern Qarn valley, al-Riyadh newspaper reported Friday.

Steeply rising water levels due to torrential rain in various regions of Saudi Arabia have forced rescue teams to use boats and divers.

Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:40 - GMT 06:40