AMMONNEWS - Most of the Kingdom's governorates on Tuesday witnessed heavy rainfall on Tuesday, while northern, and southern parts of the country registered heavy snowfall.
Snowfall was registered in most areas in the northern city of Ajloun, Swaileh (North of Amman, Tafilah south of Jorda) and northern Badiah and main roads were blocked.
The depression that is currently affecting the Kingdom will start to taper off gradually as of Thursday morning, according to the Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD).
The JMD Director General Abdul Halim Abu Hazim, said rainfall during the past 24 hours was excellent with the highest quantities recorded in the northern city of Ajloun reaching 35 mm accompanied by snow.
In Amman, rainfall reached 15 mm, while in Irbid it reached 30 mm, he added.
Temperatures in the capital will range between a high of 8ºC during the day and a low of 4ºC at night on Wednesday.
On Thursday, it will continue to be cold with scattered showers in the northern and central regions, while winds will be northwesterly and moderate to brisk.
Temperatures will reach a maximum of 9ºC during the day and drop to 2ºC at night in Amman, according to the JMD website.
The skies will clear and the weather will warm up slightly on Friday, but it will remain chilly, with a daytime high of 13ºC and a nighttime low of 3ºC.Today marks the end of the period locally referred to as marbaniyeh or the 40 coldest days of winter, which began at the winter solstice in late December.
Roads status , according to security sources.
* Ajloun - Irbid - closed
* Khaldi - bwidah - Mafraq - closed(flooded)