By Mashael Mohammed Al Saud
During the prior years, Saudi Arabia has been suffering from quite serious torrential rains and floods. This booklet provides an in-depth and all-encompassing learn at the floods that happened within the Jeddah zone in 2009 and 2011, together with water-flow mechanisms, state of the art innovations for flood review, flood regulate and applicable administration techniques. It highlights a few equipment and ideas that may be utilized in related parts in Saudi Arabia with a view to decrease and mitigate the influence of torrential rains and floods.
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The first of these was in the northern part of the study area adjacent to Obher city, and the second was in the south facing Jeddah city. They appear to have a smaller geographic area and less density than those that occurred in 2009. This is directly proportional to the geographic distribution of the areas that were damaged in January 2011 (according to GCFEP), which had less impact even though 120 mm rainfall was reported over the course of 26th January 2011. shtml. 3 Geomorphologic and Geologic Characteristics 25 Fig.
Basins No. 6 and 13). 3). The probability of flood occurrence may change in these basins if other influencing parameters are involved, and this will be discussed in the next sections. g.
In addition, damaged zones in each basin were identified and thus the relationship between the geographic distribution and the hydrologic and geomorphologic characteristics of floods and torrents could be inferred. 1 shows the area of the damaged zones in each basin. 4 shows the impact of floods and torrents, as well as the geographic distribution and dimensions of the resulting damage. 5 km2 which is equivalent to 7 % of the study area. 3 Distribution of Floods and Torrents in Jeddah 39 Fig.