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VIDEO: Heavy rain turns Riyadh desert into 'sea'

Heavy rainfall has transformed the desert north of the Saudi capital, Riyadh, into what resembles a small sea

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Heavy rainfall has transformed the desert north of the Saudi capital, Riyadh, into what resembles a small sea, with just one road rising above the vast expanse of water. Now the stunning site has been captured on a viral YouTube video shot looking down from the sky.

In the video which was produced by Mohammad Al-Taweel, you can clearly see the flood waters stretching out for miles. The sight is not dissimilar to the view of King Fahd bridge that runs through the Arabian Gulf.

This article was originally published in Arabic on Al Arabiya.net