Jordan: From the archives | Will the snow storm Jana be repeated? Find out the details of the storm that affected the Kingdom in February of 2015 on its 9th anniversary.

2024-02-19 2024-02-19T22:31:13Z
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Arabia Weather - At the "Arab Weather" Center, we recall the 2014/2015 rainy season, which was characterized by a good rainy start, as the fall season witnessed instability and rainy conditions that brought good amounts of rain to various regions of the Kingdom.

 

The signs of the winter season were clear from the beginning, as the succession of rainy conditions continued with the beginning of the winter season and the winter quarters, which the Kingdom witnessed since its beginning, specifically in the first third of January, the winter storm Hoda, which was accompanied by large amounts of rain in various regions of the Kingdom and snow fell on Some mountain heights and its effect continued for several days.

 

The story did not end here in a season full of good things. The month of February had its own story, and after several air depressions that affected the Kingdom after the storm Hoda, an extremely cold air mass rushed towards the Kingdom on the 19th of February from the Siberian lands and continued until the 21st. The same month led to a sharp and significant drop in temperatures and snowfall on most of the Kingdom’s highlands, except for the Jordan Valley, the Dead Sea, and Aqaba.

 

 

Snow storm Jana brings large snow accumulations and snow reaching a height of 100 meters above sea level in some areas.

 

On the 19th and 20th of February of the year 2015, a frigid polar air mass rushed towards the Kingdom and the Levant, coming from Siberia, where rain began to fall on various regions of the Kingdom during the day on Thursday, the 19th of February, and the rain quickly turned into It will snow in the evening and night hours as a result of a rush of very cold polar winds accompanying the depression centered around the island of Cyprus.

 

Snow continued to fall, accompanied by thunder, on various highlands of the Kingdom throughout Thursday/Friday night and Friday morning, except for the Jordan Valley, the Dead Sea, and Aqaba. The level of snowfall reached 100 meters above sea level, and snow accumulations reached about half a meter with the end of the snowstorm in several parts of The capital, Amman, and exceeded a meter in the Tafila and Shobak heights in the south of the Kingdom.

This article was written originally in Arabic and is translated using a 3rd party automated service. ArabiaWeather is not responsible for any grammatical errors whatsoever.
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