Jordan | Rising water levels, torrential runoff, and the death of a young man.. This is what happened in the capital, Amman, as a result of the weather instability on Monday.

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Jordan | Rising water levels, torrential runoff, and the death of a young man.. This is what happened in the capital, Amman, as a result of the weather instability on Monday.

<p style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr">Weather of Arabia - Different parts of the north and center of the Kingdom were affected on Monday 11-14-2022 by rainfalls, resulting from the Kingdom being affected by a state of atmospheric instability, as the effect of the weather was uneven between the regions, so many regions of the north and center of the Kingdom, especially North and west of the capital, Amman, Jerash, Salt, and Irbid, with heavy precipitation due to the formation of cumulus clouds, whose impact is often strong if accompanied by atmospheric instability, as it is characterized by heavy precipitation during a short period of time leading to a rise in the water level in The roads are fast and sudden, in addition to the unparalleled thunderstorm activity.</p><p style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"></p><h3 style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"> <strong>What is atmospheric instability?</strong></h3><p style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"> Atmospheric instabilities are formed in a different way from depressions, when warm air rising from the lower layers of the atmosphere meets cold air descending from the upper layers of the atmosphere over a specific geographical area, in conjunction with the presence of moist air in the atmosphere, a state of instability arises. Atmospheric stability, and this condition leads to the formation of the so-called cumulus clouds that grow vertically to the upper layers of the atmosphere, and their thickness increases, and is accompanied by the occurrence of several atmospheric phenomena, namely:</p><ul style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"><li style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"> Thunderstorms may be strong</li><li style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"> Heavy rain, may be in a short period of time</li><li style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"> Downdraft</li><li style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"> Strong winds and sandstorms</li><li style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"> Showers of hail, may be of significant volume</li></ul><p style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"> And the combination of these weather phenomena together may lead to huge losses if the necessary measures are not taken quickly</p><p style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"></p><h3 style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"> <strong>The impact of atmospheric instability on the capital, Amman:</strong></h3><p style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"> Parts of the capital, Amman, had the largest share of the impact of the recent weather instability, which was random, severe, and rapid at the same time. As soon as the rains began, they became more abundant and the water level rose as a result in various streets, except for the arrival of water to some shops and commercial places.</p><p style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"></p><h3 style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"> <strong>The death of a young man by drowning in a ferry</strong></h3><p style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"> A Jordanian youth died - may God have mercy on him - by drowning as a result of falling into a rainwater drainage culvert in the Safut descent area, north of the capital, Amman. </p><p style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"></p><p style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/uploads-2020/death15112022.png" style="width: 662px; height: 648px;" /></p><p style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"></p><h3 style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"> <strong>The amounts of rain recorded according to the network of Arab weather stations on the evening of Monday 11-14-2022</strong> </h3><p style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"></p><p style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/uploads-2020/rainamountarticle141120222.png" style="width: 1200px; height: 675px;" /></p><p style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"></p><h3 style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"> <strong>The Municipality explains... The reason for the high water level in some streets of Amman is due to dust and building materials that blocked manholes</strong></h3><p style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"> The Greater Amman Municipality explained that the water level rose in some roads in two areas of the capital, namely Sweileh and Khalda, that it was due to the erosion of building materials and soil with water into the manholes.</p><p style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"> The media spokesman for the Municipality, Dr. Nasser al-Rahamneh, told Ammon that the erosion of dust and building materials waste with water led to the closure of manholes in the Sweileh and Khalda regions, and thus caused water to collect and raise its level on the roads. He added that the Municipality cadres dealt immediately with the two cases in Sweileh and Khalda, and the Opening closed manholes and restoring things to normal in the capital, Amman </p><p style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"></p><p style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"><iframe allow="autoplay; clipboard-write; encrypted-media; picture-in-picture; web-share" allowfullscreen="true" frameborder="0" height="476" scrolling="no" src="https://www.facebook.com/plugins/video.php?height=476&amp;href=https%3A%... style="border:none;overflow:hidden" width="267"></iframe></p><p style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"></p><p style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"><iframe allow="autoplay; clipboard-write; encrypted-media; picture-in-picture; web-share" allowfullscreen="true" frameborder="0" height="476" scrolling="no" src="https://www.facebook.com/plugins/video.php?height=476&amp;href=https%3A%... style="border:none;overflow:hidden" width="267"></iframe></p><p style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"></p><p style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"><iframe allow="autoplay; clipboard-write; encrypted-media; picture-in-picture; web-share" allowfullscreen="true" frameborder="0" height="476" scrolling="no" src="https://www.facebook.com/plugins/video.php?height=476&amp;href=https%3A%... style="border:none;overflow:hidden" width="267"></iframe></p><p style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"></p>

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