Kingdom sees record low temps

Some regions in the Kingdom recorded negative temperatures, reaching -5 degrees Celsius on January 17, 2022. (File photo: Ameer Khalifeh/Jordan News)
AMMAN –– The southern town of Al-Shobak and Ras Munif in the northwestern Ajloun region registered record low temperatures of -5 degrees Celsius early Monday, according to the Jordan News Agency, Petra.اضافة اعلان

These lows were recorded during the depression that affected the Kingdom the past days and brought snowfall in some regions, according to the Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD).

JMD Director Raed Al-Khattab said in a press release that most of the weather stations recorded surface temperatures below zero degrees Celsius, with the Amman Civil Airport station recording -5 to -2.2 degrees, Ras Munif -5, Zarqa -1.2, Salt -3.8, Mafraq -1, Qatraneh -1.7, Al-Raba -3, Tafileh -3, Shobak -5, and Maan -1.

He said that freezing affected many regions of the Kingdom, adding that the coming night and morning will see even lower temperatures, urging the public to take extra precautions due to freezing.

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