Jordan - Water: 30 million cubic meters entered the dams, and the rainfall rate increased to 125%.

2023-05-29 2023-05-29T11:19:12Z
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Weather of Arabia - The Ministry of Water and Irrigation / Jordan Valley Authority said that the rains that fell during the past twenty-four hours supplied the dams with about 30 million cubic meters, raising the total storage in the dams to 132,885 million cubic meters of their total storage capacity of 280,759 million cubic meters, with a storage rate of 47.33%. In the Mujib dam, where 17 million cubic meters entered to raise its storage to 100%, i.e. 24,718 million cubic meters, and its flooding began, and in the Al-Walah Dam, 10 million cubic meters entered to raise its storage to 14.07 million cubic meters, with a storage rate of 56%, and 1,680 million entered the Tannour Dam. cubic meters, raising its storage to 7,596 million cubic meters, or 53%, and quantities of flood water entered the Ibn Hammad Dam / Al-Karak this morning, and the Al-Wahidi Dam / Ma’an began to flood after it was filled to its full storage capacity of 750,000 cubic meters, while small quantities were distributed to other dams With the exception of Wadi Al-Arab Dam and Zarqa Ma'in, no quantities were recorded.

Regarding the volume of rain falling since the beginning of the season, it rose to 125.3% from the general annual rate of 8.1 billion m3 annually, accounting for 158.9% of the total rainfall last year. Aqaba al-Quweira recorded 59.2 mm during the past 24 hours, noting that the percentage of precipitation for the same period last year had recorded 79.5% of the general average, explaining that the rains covered most of the regions of the Kingdom, thank God.

And it indicated that the rainfall rate according to its stations during the past 24 hours was recorded in the Kingdom’s governorates in the capital, Amman, at an average of 4.3 mm, the highest in Sweileh 14.8 mm, Balqa 6.9 mm, the highest in Baqa’a 21.6 mm, Madaba 6.1 mm. The highest is in Umm al-Rasas 22.7 mm, Zarqa 5.2 mm, the highest is 17.4 mm in Al-Omari, 0.4 mm in Jerash, the highest is in Souf 1.2 mm, Mafraq is 4.1 mm, the highest is in Safawi 22 mm, Irbid 2.3 The highest rate is 5.8 mm in Tora, 1.3 mm in Ajloun, 4.6 mm in Khirbet al-Wahadna, 11.5 mm in Karak, 23 mm in Jada, 9 mm in Tafilah, 11.8 mm in Rashadiyah, and 23.9 mm in Maan. The highest in Al-Quweira is 59.2 mm and Hamima is 36.9 mm. Al-Aqaba is 15 mm. The highest is in Al-Jafr 37.8 mm and Al-Mudawara is 26 mm.

She indicated that the ratio of precipitation to the long-term average increased in most regions, as it was recorded in Aqaba Governorate 367.3%, Ma’an Governorate 225.2%, Irbid 125.9%, Zarqa 121.9%, Mafraq 112.7%, and Salt 99. 96% of Amman, 93.1% of Ajloun, 63.6% of Jerash, 71.8% of Madaba, 72.1% of Karak, 85% of Tafilah, and 65.3% of Shobak.

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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