The memory of Jordan's snow 2021.. and distinctive scenes documented by the drone from the sky of Jordanian cities

2022-02-15 2022-02-15T15:07:53Z
رنا السيلاوي
رنا السيلاوي
محرر أخبار - قسم التواصل الاجتماعي

Arab weather - Jordanians wait for the winter season every year, eager to see the snow falling peacefully and wearing the Jordanian lands in a white suit (and perhaps also for a vacation), and in February of 2021, the Jordanians lived in the special atmosphere and the snow accumulated and formed paintings and amazing scenes and their confidence Drone from the sky of Jordan.

We leave you with the video, and we attach to you below the details of the weather conditions that led to the snowfall - by the grace of God - at that time.

Chronology of weather conditions that led to the snowfall

The Jordanian lands were affected by a Category 4 depression as of Tuesday evening (February 16, 2021), as the flow of very cold polar air continued towards the eastern region of the Mediterranean Sea, which led to a deepening of the depression over the Cyprus basin.

The Kingdom crossed the first air fronts associated with the depression gradually during the night of Tuesday, which led to a sharp and rapid drop in temperatures in most regions, and rainfall in different regions of the Kingdom, accompanied by showers of hail and thunder sometimes, and with the hours after midnight. Precipitation gradually turned into snow over the mountain heights, and turned into snow showers over the high mountain peaks.

On Wednesday (February 17, 2021) the Kingdom was increasingly affected by the very cold air currents accompanying the polar air mass in the eastern Mediterranean, where there was a sharp drop in temperatures and a radical change in the atmosphere occurred, and temperatures fell below the average by about 10 degrees Celsius, and a shift The weather turned to windy, dusty and very cold in most areas, and heavy rain fell in most of the governorates of the Kingdom and was in the form of snow in the high mountainous heights.

With the hours of Wednesday evening and the night of Wednesday / Thursday, the Kingdom crossed again an air front, so that very cold weather prevailed in most areas and reached the point of being very cold over the high mountainous heights, with the formation of ice in the Shara Mountains, and the occurrence of freezing over the rest of the high mountainous heights.

The rainfall extended from the northern regions towards the central regions and the heights of Karak and Tafila, and it was heavy at times and accompanied by the occurrence of thunder and heavy showers of hail, and snow fell on the high mountainous heights, and the winds were southwesterly strong speed, with strong gusts sometimes exceeding the speed of some of them to over 90 km/h.

The impact of the polar depression on the Kingdom continued on Thursday, and very cold weather prevailed in several areas, often cloudy with rainfall at intervals in several parts of the Kingdom, and snow fell in the morning hours above the heights of more than 900 meters above sea level. Chances of snow gradually.

The effect of cold air currents continued until Friday, with rain and snow falling at intervals over heights of more than 1,100 meters above sea level.

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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