Cold weather continues, depression coming Tuesday

A rise in temperatures is forecast on Sunday, but dry and cold weather will continue to prevail in the hilly areas and the Badia region, while it will be mild in the Jordan valley and the Dead Sea, the Jordan Meteorological Department(JMD) said.

Similar conditions will remain on Monday with clouds at various altitudes and southwesterly brisk winds blowing dust in the Badia region.

Daytime temperatures expected for today in Amman and the northern cities will hover around15 degrees Celsius dropping down to 6 and 7 respectively, while in the southern governorates they will reach a high of 14 degrees sliding to 2 at night. The weather will be warmer in the port city of Aqaba with highs around 25 degrees and lows reaching 14 at night, the JMD said.

As of Tuesday morning, a cold air mass accompanied by a depression centered over Cyprus will start affecting the country, pushing temperatures down and creating cold day with cloudy skies. Rainfall is also forecast on Tuesday across many parts of the Kingdom with strong gusts blowing in the Badia region.

Starting Tuesday night, the depression will gradually subsides, but with a remaining chance of scattered showers in the central parts of the Kingdom and southwesterly moderate winds, the JMD added.

Source: Jordan News Agency