Friday, January 28, 2011

Heavy flooding in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

No one seems to be covering this in the Western press. But look at these amateur videos from YouTube:

(This one goes dark for about a minute, and then comes back on.)

Yes, that is a car carrier being swept away.

I've worked flood relief before, so my heart goes out to the people who are going to be mucking out for months to come.