Heavy rains poured down on pilgrims as they performed their rituals in Arafat during Hajj.

Millions are taking part in the annual pilgramage in the Holy city of Makkah.

Many Muslims believes that in Islam that their prayers have a higher chance of being answered when it rains.

Many of the streets and roads were quickly flooded within minutes. It was a welcome break for many performing the rituals in intense heat.