Rainfall pours 30 million cubic meters into dams in 24 hours

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AMMAN — The recent downpour has channeled Jordan's dams with 30 million cubic meters over the course of 24 hours, raising the total storage in dams to 132.8 million cubic meters (47.33 percent) out of their total capacity of 280.7 million cubic meters, according to the Ministry of Water and Irrigation.اضافة اعلان

A statement released Monday by the ministry, carried by the Jordan News Agency, Petra, said precipitation rose to 125.3 percent from Jordan's long-term annual average of 8.1 billion cubic meters, constituting 158.9 percent of the total rainfall last year.

The southern Aqaba governorate experienced the highest precipitation of 59.2 millimeters in the last 24 hours, it added.

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