Jordan's dams receive 2,642 million cubic meters in 24 hours — ministry

walaa Waleh dam dams
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AMMAN — The Ministry of Water and Irrigation said that the recent downpour has channeled Jordan's dams with 2,642 million cubic meters during the 24 hours between Friday and Saturday, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported. اضافة اعلان

The ministry, in a statement on Saturday, noted that the Mujib Dam received the highest quantity, at 2 million cubic meters, raising the total storage in Jordan's dams to 36.8mcm, or 13.13 percent of their total capacity of 280.760 mcm.

To date, the precipitation volume recorded since the beginning of the rainy season rose to about 1,510 billion cubic meters, or 18.4 percent of Jordan’s long-term annual average rainfall of 8.1 billion cubic meters, the ministry said.

The ministry’s figures showed that the Qutraneh area witnessed the highest amount of precipitation during the recent depression at 18.5 millimeters of rain.

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