Jordan Valley rainfall reaches 74% annual average

Boosting reservoir levels

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(File photo: Ameer Khalifeh/Jordan News)
AMMAN — The Jordan Valley Authority announced on Wednesday that the long-term annual average of rainfall has increased to 74 percent of the long-term annual average, which is approximately 8.1 billion cubic meters per year, as of Wednesday morning, March 20, 2024.اضافة اعلان

The ministry added that the percentage of rainfall from the long-term annual average on the same date last year was 90 percent. Moreover, the amount of water from rainfall that entered the reservoirs in the past twenty-four hours reached approximately 2 million cubic meters as of this morning. This raised the total storage in the main reservoirs to 140.5 million cubic meters, with a total storage capacity percentage of 48.7 percent out of a total capacity of 288.128 million cubic meters. The highest amount of rainfall recorded in Madaba during the past 24 hours was 27 mm, and rainfall during the past 24 hours covered most areas of the Kingdom, Al-Mamlaka TV reported.

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