Heavy Floods in Jordan Cause Mayhem, Financial Losses

Published March 3rd, 2019 - 07:51 GMT

Jordan heavy rainfall was the worst yet. It caused mas flooding, people that had to be rescued, fears of dams overflowing and much complaints from businesses, Thursday February 28, 2019.

Moreover, downtown Amman businesses incurred heavy losses into the millions of dinars as a result of their shops flooding, an absence of customers and the return of cheques, according to the president of the Foodstuff Traders Association Khalil Haj Tawfiq. 
 
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The Roman Theatre in Amman can be seen in this photo taken on Thursday after heavy rainfall flooded parts of the city (Photo by Osama Aqarbeh)

The Roman Theatre in Amman can be seen in this photo taken on Thursday after heavy rainfall flooded parts of the city (Photo by Osama Aqarbeh)

Floods in Jordan caused closure in a lot of the roads. (Twitter)

Floods in Jordan caused closure in a lot of the roads. (Twitter)

Losses of farmers due to the opening of the King Talal Dam water. (Twitter)

Losses of farmers due to the opening of the King Talal Dam water. (Twitter)

Downtown Amman, Jordan. (Twitter)

Downtown Amman, Jordan. (Twitter)

Floods in Jordan. (Twitter)

Floods in Jordan. (Twitter)

Floods in Jordan left many financial losses. (Twitter)

Floods in Jordan left many financial losses. (Twitter)

Heavy rainfalls caused floods in Jordan. (Twitter)

Heavy rainfalls caused floods in Jordan. (Twitter)

The collapse of a large building wall above the workers ' rooms and they are now under the rubble at the Manaseer station in Jerusalem Street in Jordan. (Twitter)

The collapse of a large building wall above the workers ' rooms and they are now under the rubble at the Manaseer station in Jerusalem Street in Jordan. (Twitter)

The Roman Theatre in Amman after the huge rainfalls in Jordan. ((Photo byAmjad Al-Taweel)

The Roman Theatre in Amman after the huge rainfalls in Jordan. ((Photo byAmjad Al-Taweel)

The collapse of a bridge connecting the Sokhna area to the Schumer. (Twitter)

The collapse of a bridge connecting the Sokhna area to the Schumer. (Twitter)

The Roman Theatre in Amman can be seen in this photo taken on Thursday after heavy rainfall flooded parts of the city (Photo by Osama Aqarbeh)
Floods in Jordan caused closure in a lot of the roads. (Twitter)
Losses of farmers due to the opening of the King Talal Dam water. (Twitter)
Downtown Amman, Jordan. (Twitter)
Floods in Jordan. (Twitter)
Floods in Jordan left many financial losses. (Twitter)
Heavy rainfalls caused floods in Jordan. (Twitter)
The collapse of a large building wall above the workers ' rooms and they are now under the rubble at the Manaseer station in Jerusalem Street in Jordan. (Twitter)
The Roman Theatre in Amman after the huge rainfalls in Jordan. ((Photo byAmjad Al-Taweel)
The collapse of a bridge connecting the Sokhna area to the Schumer. (Twitter)
The Roman Theatre in Amman can be seen in this photo taken on Thursday after heavy rainfall flooded parts of the city (Photo by Osama Aqarbeh)
The Roman Theatre in Amman can be seen in this photo taken on Thursday after heavy rainfall flooded parts of the city (Photo by Osama Aqarbeh)
Floods in Jordan caused closure in a lot of the roads. (Twitter)
Floods in Jordan caused closure in a lot of the roads. (Twitter)
Losses of farmers due to the opening of the King Talal Dam water. (Twitter)
Losses of farmers due to the opening of the King Talal Dam water. (Twitter)
Downtown Amman, Jordan. (Twitter)
Downtown Amman, Jordan. (Twitter)
Floods in Jordan. (Twitter)
Floods in Jordan. (Twitter)
Floods in Jordan left many financial losses. (Twitter)
Floods in Jordan left many financial losses. (Twitter)
Heavy rainfalls caused floods in Jordan. (Twitter)
Heavy rainfalls caused floods in Jordan. (Twitter)
The collapse of a large building wall above the workers ' rooms and they are now under the rubble at the Manaseer station in Jerusalem Street in Jordan. (Twitter)
The collapse of a large building wall above the workers ' rooms and they are now under the rubble at the Manaseer station in Jerusalem Street in Jordan. (Twitter)
The Roman Theatre in Amman after the huge rainfalls in Jordan. ((Photo byAmjad Al-Taweel)
The Roman Theatre in Amman after the huge rainfalls in Jordan. ((Photo byAmjad Al-Taweel)
The collapse of a bridge connecting the Sokhna area to the Schumer. (Twitter)
The collapse of a bridge connecting the Sokhna area to the Schumer. (Twitter)