Spectacular lightning storm lights up Jordan’s sky


Published: 2017-09-24 09:49

Last Updated: 2017-09-24 10:43

A lightning bold in Jordan.
A lightning bold in Jordan.

Jordan looked brighter by night on Saturday and the moon had nothing to do with it.

The ever-fluctuating weather of the Kingdom welcomed Autumn with an electrifying lightning storm.


Lightning in Zarqa

Lightning in Zarqa.


Several governorates were lit up by picture-perfect lightning bolts, which were luckily captured on camera.


Lightning in Amman

Lightning in Amman.

Lightning in Tlaa' Al Ali, Amman

Lightning in Tla'a Al Ali, Amman.


The summer of 2017 has been the hottest in recorded history for Jordan, according to the Department of Meteorology.

The average high temperature throughout this summer was 35℃, which is 3 degrees higher than average, and the average low temperature was 21.8℃. The summer’s highest recorded temperature was 40.2℃, on September 14, while the lowest recorded temperature was 15.8℃, on June 21.


Lightning in Qatraneh

Lightning in Qatraneh.