Atmospheric instability triggers devastating storms across Jordan

Jordan

Published: 2023-05-29 12:18

Last Updated: 2024-06-21 04:11


Atmospheric instability triggers devastating storms across Jordan
Atmospheric instability triggers devastating storms across Jordan

Since Sunday morning, a state of atmospheric instability has affected numerous regions and governorates across Jordan, bringing thunderstorms, dust storms, and hail. The heavy rainfall resulted in rising water levels and the formation of torrential downpours, particularly in the southern parts of the country.

- Aqaba -

In Aqaba Governorate, a vehicle was swept away by a large torrent, resulting in the death of one person, while another individual was rescued, as reported by a security source on Monday.

- Zarqa -

In Zarqa Governorate, the Aw Zighan area of the Hashemite District witnessed powerful torrential rains that led to the loss of a child and the washing away of seven vehicles, according to Roya’s correspondent.

- Amman - 

Amman, the capital city, experienced severe damage and destruction of vehicles due to the heavy rains and hailstones associated with the storm.

The Public Security Directorate issued renewed warnings advising people not to approach or attempt to cross streams, torrents, and valleys, whether on foot or in vehicles.