At least 11 killed due to floods in Jordan
DEATH TOLL ROSE TO 11 after causalties were found after flood ripped several areas of Jordan last week, according to the government.
Three died in Dabaa area near the Desert Highway in Al Jiza district while some others were found dead in sunken cars near the city of Madaba governorate, southwest of the capital Amman, Minister of State for Media Affairs, Jumana Ghunaimat, was quoted as saying by Petra.
Severe floods hit Maan governorate, Wadi Mousa area, Petra, Madaba and other areas in Jordan following heavy rainfall across the country. More than 60 people were rescued and the wounded were taken to hospital, some of whom were in critical condition.
Ghunaimat said that hundreds of civil defence members were still continuing their search for the missing.
THESE ARE DIFFICULT DAYS AND THERE IS A GLOBAL CLIMATE CHANGE” Omar Razzaz, Prime Minister of Jordan
Floods in Jordan have claimed lives and damaged property worth millions