Unstable weather and heavy downpour on Saturday-JMD

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AMMAN—The Kingdom is set to be affected by a state of atmospheric instability, and rain is forecast to fall in separate areas countrywide with heavy downpour in the Kingdom's southern, eastern and central regions, Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD) said in its daily update, according to the Jordan News Agency, Petra.اضافة اعلان

Precipitation is accompanied by thunder and hail, which leads to flood formation in valleys and low-lying areas, including Aqaba and the Dead Sea area, the department added.

In the morning hours, light flurries of snow could fall over the southern mountain hilltops for a limited period. With the night hours, rain chances tapers off in the Kingdom's northern and central regions, while downpour continues in the southern and eastern areas, the JMD said.

In its report, the JMD warns of the danger of flash floods in valleys and low areas, including the Dead Sea, the Gulf of Aqaba and Wadi Araba, as well as slippery roads, thunderstorms, and wind gusts , especially in the Kingdom's southern and eastern regions.

On Sunday, there is an opportunity of light showers of rain in the morning hours, especially in the Kingdom's southwestern areas. With the late night hours, fog is set to form over hilltops and the desert areas, the JMD noted.
The minimum and maximum temperatures in Amman range between 3-12 degrees Celsius, in the Dead Sea 10-19, and in the Gulf of Aqaba 11-20 degrees Celsius, according to the (JMD) report.

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