Torrential rains forecast at Dead Sea Friday

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AMMAN — Director- General of the Meteorological Department Raed Al-Khattab warned of torrential rains this Friday in several areas, most notably the Dead Sea, to Khaberni reported.اضافة اعلان

According to Khattab, starting Wednesday evening, the Kingdom will witness unstable weather conditions, especially in the southeastern and eastern areas, and rain, accompanied by thunder, will fall in the southeastern parts of the Kingdom, spreading later to the eastern areas.

He said that heavy rains will fall at dawn on Thursday in the southeastern and eastern areas, which could flood the nearby valleys.

On Thursday evening it will rain in the northern parts of Jordan, and an accompanying depression will bring temperatures down on Friday, Khattab said,

The heavy rain will be accompanied by brisk westerly winds and occasional strong gusts.

Meanwhile, The Greater Amman Municipality (GAM)announced a state of medium emergency, starting Wednesday evening in order to deal with the expected state of atmospheric instability. GAM called on citizensto call the unified call center numbers (102 or 117180) in case of emergency.

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