Rainy season precipitation rises to 97% of annual average

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AMMAN — Since the start of the rain season, precipitation levels have surged to 97.1 percent of Jordan's long-term annual average of 8.1 billion cubic meters, amounting to 122.2 percent of the total rainfall recorded in 2022, the Ministry of Water and Irrigation announced on Sunday morning.اضافة اعلان

This time last year, total precipitation had only reached 72.7 percent of the annual average, Ammon News reported the ministry as saying.

The highest rainfall recorded in the Kingdom over the previous 24 hours was in Tafileh, which witnessed 34.3mm of precipitation.

Recent downpours channeled 750,000 cubic meters of water into Jordan’s dams, bringing their storage up to 120.5 million cubic meters, or 43 of their total capacity of 280.759 million cubic meters.

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