Normal tourist activity resumes at Petra

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AMMAN — Normal tourist activity resumed at Petra on Tuesday morning after crews repaired path ways that were damaged by heavy rains on Monday, according to Hala News.اضافة اعلان

Petra witnessed record rainfall on Monday, exceeding 80mm in some areas of the district, where average annual rainfall is 172.4mm.

Head of the Petra Development and Tourism Region Authority Suleiman Al-Farajat said that the authority's crews had rehabilitated the main paths leading into the ancient city “as quickly as possible” to ensure that visitors from all over the world could enjoy the rose-red city.

Tourist movement at the archaeological site “has returned to normal”, he said, and crews are currently working to repair streets, drainage systems, and other areas affected by the downpour across the district.

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