(Note, page might load slowly!) Heavy rains hit the Sinai and the broader region on the 25th of October, 2015. Floods can cause damage and interruptions to services, but in a desert environment water is always a blessing. Below is a collection of photos and videos from the net, captured by locals.
Storm clouds and thunder over the Sinai mountains:
Aftermath of the rain: sunshine in Wadi Raha, St Catherine, and water overflowing a dam nearby:
A collection of cuts from the St Catherine area:
Flood at the Monastery of St Katherine, along the main road where usually tourists on foot, camel or by taxis approach the entrance:
Driving along the he main road of St Catherine, in Wadi Sheikh:
Further down in Wadi Sheikh, at the Morgenland Hotel:
Flood in Nuweiba, Tarabin area:
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