Video of a bulldozer rescuing 3 men trapped in Saudi floods goes viral - GulfToday

Video of a bulldozer rescuing 3 men trapped in Saudi floods goes viral

Saudi-Floods

A video grab shows the bulldozer driver rescuing the 3 men.

Gulf Today, Staff Reporter

A video of a massive bulldozer rescuing men trapped in the floods after heavy rain in Saudi Arabia went viral.

The inclement weather in Saudi flooded valleys, prompting authorities to issue weather warnings.   

The video showed a large bulldozer rescuing three people from floods after the car they were travelling in was caught up in the streams.

The quick presence of mind of the driver saved their lives. The driver was seen driving into the streams to reach the three men. He then rescued them.

Netizens have heaped praise on the driver for his heroic efforts.

The General Authority of Meteorology and Environment Protection has forecast the stormy weather accompanied by active winds in the regions of Najran, Assir, Baha, Jazan, and the southern parts of Eastern province.

Saudi-Floods-2 The bulldozer driver reaches out to the trapped men.

The Authority's report stated that the surface wind movement in the Red Sea is easterly northerly to northerly at a speed of 15-42 km/h, while the surface wind movement in the Arabian Gulf is westerly northerly at a speed of 15-40.

The Directorate of Civil Defence in Najran called on everyone to abide by safety instructions and take precautions, in the light of the reports of the Saudi weather body. 

Motorists have been urged to exercise caution in the streets.