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The southern governorates are covered in white (video)

Amman Today

publish date 2022-01-26 18:29:26

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Most of the highlands in the south of the Kingdom were covered in white this evening, Wednesday, as a result of snow accumulations that started in the afternoon hours.

The Chairman of the Petra Development and Tourism Authority Board of Commissioners, Suleiman Al-Farajat, said that in the meantime, the areas affiliated to the authority are witnessing heavy snowfalls.

Al-Farajat said that snow has accumulated at these moments in most areas, stressing that the mechanisms are constantly opening roads.

He pointed out that there have been no observations due to snowfall so far.

The Public Security Directorate announced the state of roads in the Kingdom, with the beginning of snowfall in the governorates of Karak, Tafileh, Shobak Brigade and Ras al-Naqab.

The media spokesman for the Public Security Directorate, Colonel Amer Al-Sartawi, said in a statement today, Wednesday, that snow began to fall with the entry of the depression into the Kingdom’s airspace in the governorates of Karak, Tafileh, Shobak Brigade and Ras Al-Naqab, and the roads there are passable with great caution.

Al-Sartawi called on all citizens to abide by all the warnings issued and not to leave homes and use vehicles except for the utmost necessity.

For its part, the Ministry of Works and Housing said that the thickness of snow on some heights in the south of the Kingdom, such as Shobak and Petra.

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