Ministry warns of possible overflow of King Talal Dam for fourth time

Amman, The Ministry of Water and Irrigation Sunday has warned of possible overflow of the King Talal Dam in Jerash within the next few hours.

The warning comes after the dam reached full storage capacity for the fourth time this year, with 12 cubic meters overflowing per second towards the Jordan Valley.

In a statement, the ministry’s spokesman, Omar Salama, urged the public to take extra precautions and to stay away from valleys, stressing that all measures have been taken in coordination with the concerned parties to deal with this issue.

Source: Jordan News Agency