News Briefs

  Tevet 25, 5773 , 07/01/13

Kinneret Up 10 cm in 24 Hours

The Water Authority reported, Monday morning, that the water level of Lake Kinneret/the Sea of Galilee rose 10 centimeters/almost four inches in the last 24 hours.

The water level in Israel's largest freshwater source stood at 211.72 meters/almost 695 feet below sea level, 1.28 meters/4.2 feet above the lower red line, where authorities don't want to remove water from the lake, and 2.92 meters/9.6 feet below flood level.

Other archived news briefs:Jan 07 2013, 08:46 AM, 1/7/2013