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Heavy rains cause floods in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Torrential rainfall submerged streets and cut off electricity in parts of Saudi Arabia's second largest city Jeddah on Wednesday, raising fears of a repeat of floods in 2009 which killed more than 120 people. 

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A man is evacuated by Saudi civil defence forces from a flooded street after heavy rainfall in Jeddah on January 27, 2011.

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Vehicles are seen on a flooded street after heavy rainfall in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on January 27, 2011.