SHAFAQNA (Shia International News Association) - Frequent natural disasters that may occur in the Mecca area is flooded. Certainly the largest in the flood of Noah. At that time the entire Kaaba building collapsed. Flooding also occurred several times in the time of Prophet Muhammad. After his death, at the time of Caliph Umar bin Khattab, the flood damage the walls of the Kaaba. One of the flooding that had documented the massive flooding in 1941. In a widely publicized picture, looks the part submerged in the Haram mosque hinngga some poles made of weathered wood and brittle. The Saudi monarch was forced to do the repair several times to overcome this.
Flooding often occurs in Mecca because of the geographic location of the city is flanked bbeberapa hill in Mecca to make low-lying plains like a bowl. Rain water cannot be easily absorbed by the soil, given the arid Middle Eastern lands. As a result the flooding could last for some time. Plus, the drainage system is not as good at that now.