Heavy rainfall and hail caused dangerous flash floods near Erbil in Iraq’s Kurdistan Region on Saturday, October 30.
Saturday’s deluge came after a summer of dry weather in the region. Officials said several neighborhoods in the area had suffered damage, and asked residents to stay away from flood-prone roads, Rudaw reported.
This footage, taken on a highway near Erbil, shows traffic brought to a halt by flash floods on Saturday afternoon. Credit: Omed Ahmad via Storyful