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Rainstorm, heavy rain and snow at altitudes of 1100 meters

Amman Today

publish date 2023-02-06 08:31:29

Today, Monday, the Kingdom is affected by an air depression centered over the island of Cyprus, accompanied by a very cold and humid air mass, as a significant drop in temperatures occurs; The weather will be very cold and partly cloudy, turning cloudy with showers of rain in the north and center of the Kingdom and limited parts of the southwestern regions.

Active southwesterly winds prevail with strong gusts at times that may exceed 90 km / h, which leads to the formation of dust storms, especially in the southern and eastern regions of the Kingdom, and with the afternoon hours the effect of the depression and the accompanying air front deepens as it rains heavily in the north And the center of the Kingdom is accompanied by stormy winds, and precipitation is sometimes accompanied by thunder and hail, which leads to the formation of torrential rains in valleys and low areas.

In the late night hours, it is possible that showers of snow will fall over the high mountain peaks, whose height exceeds 1100 m above sea level, especially the high southern heights (Al Shara).

In its report, the Meteorological Department warns of the danger of low horizontal visibility and its lack at times as a result of the formation of dust storms, especially in the south and east of the Kingdom, and of the danger of severe stormy winds and strong gusts accompanying them, and of the danger of torrential rains and a rise in the water level in the evening and night hours in the valleys and regions. The depression in the north and center of the Kingdom, including the Dead Sea region, and the risk of slipping on the roads in areas that witness precipitation, and the risk of low horizontal visibility over mountain heights due to clouds touching the surface of the earth.

Tomorrow, Tuesday, the effect of the very cold air mass will deepen, as the weather will be very cold, windy, and rain heavily in the north and center of the Kingdom, accompanied by thunder and hail at times, which leads to the formation of torrential rains in valleys and low areas, and with the evening and night hours, precipitation extends to include parts of the southern regions. And the eastern winds of the Kingdom, and the winds are active western speed with sometimes strong gusts that may exceed 90 km / h in some areas, which leads to the formation of dust storms in the desert areas, and showers of snow are possible from time to time over the high mountain peaks that increase Its height is more than 1100 m above sea level, with the possibility of snow accumulation at night hours above the high southern mountain peaks.

On Wednesday, the weather will be very cold, cloudy and rainy from time to time in most areas, with the possibility of snow showers falling over the tops of high mountains that are more than 1100 meters above sea level, and the winds will be active westerly speed, causing dust in the desert areas, and with hours after Asr The effect of the depression gradually recedes, as the precipitation weakens, the wind speed decreases, and it turns to a moderate southwesterly speed.

On Thursday, a slight rise in temperatures will occur, with the weather remaining very cold, and partly cloudy to cloudy at times, with a chance of light showers of rain in the north and center of the Kingdom, and the winds will be southwesterly moderate.

The maximum and minimum temperatures in eastern Oman today range between 4-8 degrees Celsius, 2-6 in western Amman, 1-5 in the northern highlands, 0-6 in the Sharah heights, 2-12 in the Badia regions, and 8-8 in the plains. 4, in the northern Jordan Valley 17-8, in the southern Jordan Valley 19-10, in the Dead Sea 18-10, and in the Gulf of Aqaba 19-9 degrees Celsius.

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