Arab Weather - The latest weather map outputs from the Arab Regional Weather Center indicate that the Kingdom will be affected, as of Monday afternoon 10/4/2023, by a severe state of atmospheric instability concentrated in southern Jordan.
In the details, it is expected that despite and despite the warmth of the atmosphere at the beginning of Monday, it is expected that a state of atmospheric instability will gradually arise with the noon hours, which will greatly intensify with the afternoon and evening hours, as large amounts of clouds multiply at different heights, and thunderstorms of rain will fall in areas Separate from the Kingdom, the rains are sometimes heavy in some geographical areas and may be accompanied by showers of hail.
However, the effects of atmospheric instability are believed to be severe in the south of the Kingdom, as the formed cumulus clouds are expected to be thick during the afternoon and evening hours, as a result of which heavy to very heavy thunderstorms of rain will fall on many areas in the south, accompanied by showers dense hail. And the expected situation requires full attention on Monday afternoon and evening from the dangers of the formation of torrential and sudden torrents, the flow of valleys and reefs, and the occurrence of water bodies. The case includes areas active in tourism movement such as Wadi Musa, Petra, Rum, and the city of Aqaba and its environs, in addition to the southern Jordan Valley, Wadi Araba, Shobak, the Negev region, and the road leading from the Dead Sea to Aqaba, as these areas require full readiness and attention from these strong weather conditions.
It is also expected that thunderclouds will be accompanied by what is called strong downward winds in their areas of existence, whose gusts may reach more than 100 km / h, which also leads to the emergence of dense dusty waves. And these winds require the installation of external holdings and driving with great caution during their occurrence.
1) Attention and full readiness from the dangers of sudden and sweeping torrential rains in the south of the Kingdom specifically, including the regions of Wadi Araba, Shobak, Petra, Adam Rum, Aqaba, the southern valleys and Ma’an, and the surroundings of these areas.
2) Staying away and not being in the valleys, streams, reefs, and usual water gathering areas, including residents of poetry houses.
3) Attention to the intensity of the downward wind speed during the passage of thunder clouds
4) Take shelter inside buildings when lightning strikes.
5) Avoid taking trips during the period of air instability affecting the Kingdom.
6) Pay attention to the dangers of soil and rock erosion occurring in the high mountain elevations in the southern regions of the Kingdom.
7) Pay attention to the low visibility due to the dust resulting from the downward winds accompanying thunderclouds, especially in the desert areas of the Kingdom.
On a related level, a slight decrease in temperatures is expected on Monday, while it remains higher than its rates for this time of the year by about 6-8 degrees Celsius, and the weather will be warm in most regions, and relatively hot in the Jordan Valley, the Dead Sea, and the city of Aqaba.
The winds will be southeasterly to southwesterly, moderate in speed, brisk at times and raising dust when active.
And with the hours of the night of Monday / Tuesday, the effects of the state of atmospheric instability continue, as thunderstorms of rain fall on separate regions of the Kingdom, the first night hours are concentrated in the southern and eastern regions, and the rain is heavy in those areas, with continued recommendations of the need to pay attention to the dangers of sudden torrential formation and high water level.
And there is a clear decrease in the night temperatures compared to the previous nights, and the weather is relatively cold in most regions of the Kingdom, and the winds are southwesterly moderate in speed, sometimes active, especially during the crossing of thunderclouds and causing dust in the desert areas.
According to weather maps in the Arab Weather Center, an air depression is approaching the Kingdom on Tuesday, accompanied by a cold air mass, as a sharp and clear drop in maximum temperatures occurs by more than 10 degrees Celsius in the capital, Amman, compared to Monday, where temperatures range between -15 16 degrees Celsius, and the weather is relatively cold over most regions, and pleasant in low-lying areas such as the Jordan Valley, the Dead Sea, and the city of Aqaba.
Amounts of clouds continue to appear at different heights, with the opportunity remaining ripe for local and sporadic showers of rain in separate areas of the Kingdom, which may be accompanied by thunder sometimes, especially in the eastern Badia regions.
It is mentioned about the state of atmospheric instability resulting from the convergence of a cold air mass in the upper atmosphere layers of the atmosphere with a surface extension of the Red Sea depression with the availability of moisture in the various layers of the atmosphere, and the effects of the state of atmospheric instability are concentrated in the southern regions and are strong enough to form torrents and runoff Valleys and reefs.
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