First Publish: 2/19/2003, 7:14 PM
In many places in Israel, such as Be'er Sheva, Tel Aviv, and Haifa, the amount of rain this year has already passed the annual average. Heavy rains are expected today and tomorrow throughout the country, and heavy snow has already closed the Mt. Hermon area. The level of the Kinneret Sea was recorded today at 212.81 meters below sea level.