There are several reasons why dust is always close to affecting Jordan's climate

2023-09-28 2023-09-28T14:55:25Z
عامر المعايطة
عامر المعايطة
كاتب مُحتوى جوّي

Arabia Weather - Jordan is often affected by dust waves and dusty atmospheres, some strong and some weak, and sometimes things develop and strong wall dust waves are formed that affect the Kingdom’s atmosphere, while the places of dust’s impact on Jordan vary at times according to the difference in the affecting weather condition.

 

So how does dust affect Jordan? Where do dust waves reach the region?

 

First: the fall semester

There are many reasons that cause dust to form over the atmosphere of Jordan in the fall . Some of them form locally, as happens in dust waves that usually form during the influence of instability, due to strong descending winds that raise dust waves and transport them to cities and residential neighborhoods, and sometimes transport them from border countries. The eastern and southeasterly winds adjacent to the Kingdom, such as Iraq and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, when the eastern and southeasterly winds blow.

 

Second: Winter season:

The Kingdom is affected in the winter by air depressions that are centered near the island of Cyprus, and the behavior of the falling cold masses varies from northern Europe to the eastern basin of the Mediterranean Sea. Some of them are centered around the island of Cyprus, and some are centered far away in the Balkans, bringing southwesterly winds carrying with them dust from the African desert. To the area.

 

Third: Spring season:

In the spring , what is known as the Khamasina depressions are active. They are a low surface pressure system that forms in the Moroccan Atlas Mountains and moves eastward along a dry continental path, carrying African Sahara dust to the region in large quantities, causing what is known as the Khamasina depressions, which usually arrive in the region loaded with large quantities. It is dusty , and is characterized by occasional strong winds and some rain.

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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