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52% of annual average precipitation fell over Jordan so far

3.wadi mujib water dam
(Photo: Jordan News)
AMMAN (JNews) — The Ministry of Water and Irrigation said that the rainfall associated with the recent polar depression raised the volume of rain falling since the beginning of the season in all governorates of the Kingdom until Friday morning to 52 percent of the annual average of 8.1 billion cubic meters, local media reported. اضافة اعلان

The highest precipitation rate over 24 hours, 65.4 mm, was recorded at the Ministry of Water and Irrigation station in the capital Amman.

The total volume of water feeding the main dams amounts so far to 5.5 million cubic meters, most of which recorded in King Talal Dam.

In the span of 24 hours, Amman recorded 43.9mm of precipitation, Balqa 19.9mm, Madaba 17.1mm, Zarqa 5.2mm, Jerash 21.8mm, Irbid 7.3mm, Ajloun 28mm, Maan 1mm. Aqaba did not record any precipitation.


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