Saudi Arabia Makkah

Saudi Arabia civil defence issues alert as thunderstorms, rains lash Makkah, Madinah

Heavy rain and thunderstorms are forecast in most regions in the kingdom for the next few days

Minor earthquake recorded in Saudi Arabia

The quake, measuring 3.45 on the Richter scale, was recorded in the Asir region, 16km to the east of Khamis Mushayt

Saudi issues heatwave warning

Temperatures are expected to exceed 48 degrees celsius