Rainfall raises dams storage to 89.5mcm of water

[05-02-2023 01:31 PM]

Ammon News - The Ministry of Water and Irrigation said that the volume of rainfall since the beginning of the season rose to 56.1% from the general annual rate of 8.1 billion m3 annually, constituting 70% of the total rainfall last year, and that the highest rate of rainfall was recorded during the 24 hours 19.8 mm in Salt during the past 24 hours.

The ministry added that 1.5 million cubic meters of waters entered the dams, raising storage to 89.5 million cubic meters.

It added that 1.5 million cubic meters of waters entered the dams, raising it storage to 89.5 million m3, to raise it storage to 31.88% of their total capacity of 280.759 million m3, distributed over the northern and central dams, and the southern dams did not enter any quantities during the past 24 hours.

On the governorate level, Amman witnessed 6,8 millimeters (mm), followed by Balqa with 7,7 mm, Madaba with 4,4mm, Zarqa with 1,7mm, Jerash with 4,1mm, Mafraq with 1,7 mm, Irbid with 8,1mm, Ajloun with 9,4mm and Karak with 0,8mm, while no precipitation was recorded in the governorates of Tafila, Ma'an and Aqaba.

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