AMMAN – The floods that parts of Jordan have been ravaged, at least twelve human lives. That have the authorities in Amman Saturday said. In the historic rock citadel of Petra, a popular destination for tourists, it had more than 3500 visitors will be evacuated.
The country has recently often had to deal with unprecedented weather and abundant rainfall. Recently, 21 people, among whom many children on a school trip to the Dead Sea, by water and mudslides which, by the valleys and ravines denderden.
This is especially the southwest affected. Amman has for the port city of Aqaba and the area to the north of the state of emergency was declared. In remote regions, hundreds of families, including Syrian refugees who are there as a farmer or herder works, brought to safety. Many lived in tents.