‘Amman Municipality’ Declares Maximum Alert Ahead of Cold Front

تم نشره في Thu 26 January / Jan 2017. 01:00 AM - آخر تعديل في Thu 26 January / Jan 2017. 06:07 PM
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AMMAN —AlGhad— The Greater Amman Municipality (GAM) declared a state of maximum emergency ahead of the forecasted polar front arriving Thursday.

The Municipal Spokesperson Basem Tarawneh, GAM’s deputy director for districts and environment affairs, said that municipal crews are fully ready to deal with the situation, noting that declaring a state of emergency usually comes during snow fall and heavy rain.

Tarawneh noted that GAM has authorized the 22 districts directors to hire vehicles including bulldozers to deal with the expected weather conditions.

He urged the public to stay at home and restrict their movements to emergencies to avoid blocking roads and enable emergency vehicles to help people in need.