Scattered showers expected Saturday, hail at night

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AMMAN — The Kingdom is affected on Saturday, by a cold and humid air mass, and mercury is forecast to drop substantially, to record levels lower than their normal average by about 7-8 Celsius degrees, Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD) said in its daily update, as quoted by the Jordan News Agency, Petra.اضافة اعلان

Showers are expected in the northern and central regions and limited southwestern areas, as the Kingdom's north during the night will see light hail, and the winds are westerly active, accompanied by strong gusts of up to 60 km/hour in some areas, the JMD said.

The weather department warns of low visibility due to dust, especially in the Badia regions, slippery roads, and the frost formation in the late evening hours and the dawn in the southern mountains.

On Sunday, a slight rise in temperature will occur, and the weather will be cold and partly cloudy, with a chance during the morning hours for light and scattered showers of rain in the Kingdom's northern regions, the JMD said.

Saturday’s temperatures will be around 13°C in Amman, dropping to 5°C during night hours, while the Gulf of Aqaba will see a fair 23°C, dipping to 12°C during night.