Water Ministry urges caution as Mujib dam overflows

Amman, The Ministry of Water and Irrigation on Saturday warned of the flooding of the Mujib dam during the next few hours, as it almost reached its full storage capacity of 29 million cubic metres.

In a statement, the ministry said its cadres took effective measures and increased readiness to deal with the floodwaters, which will flow through Wadi Mujib all the way to the Dead Sea.

The ministry urged the public to take the necessary precautions by staying away from the water stream, and to track official updates on all dams and alerts of expected overflows.

Source: Jordan News Agency