Air Force Commander sets up team to investigate Hatzor flooding

Major General Norkin notes incident did not coincide with expectations, stressing importance to research, learn, and apply lessons.Mordechai Sones, 1/14/2020, 7:41 PM

'We made a mistake not evacuating Air Force bases'

Senior IAF official says base which flooded should've been among those evacuated prior to storm.Kobi Finkler, 1/13/2020, 8:47 AM

IDF fighter jets damaged in winter flooding

Israeli Air Force fighter jets damaged after hangars flooded during winter storms. Damage could cost millions to repair.David Rosenberg, 1/12/2020, 8:58 PM

Netanyahu: Motti was a great hero

Prime Minister and three senior government ministers pay condolence call to family of man who drowned while trying to save family from floodArutz Sheva Staff, 1/12/2020, 5:28 PM

Elevator drowning victims tried to call for help as water rose

Police reveal couple who drowned in Tel Aviv elevator attempted to call for help, but the call did not go through.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/12/2020, 10:58 AM

Man who drowned trying to rescue family laid to rest

Nahayiya mayor eulogizes Moti Ben Shabbat. 'He was a hero of our city and of the entire country.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/9/2020, 4:09 PM

Rivlin to Ben Shabbat Family: "There Are Heroes in Israel"

State President Reuven Rivlin, sent a letter of condolence to Ben Shabbat family. The late Moti Ben Shabbat drowned after attempting to rescElisheva Lavi, 1/9/2020, 3:51 PM

Heavy rainfall leads to flooding in Judean Desert, Dead Sea

Recent heavy rainfall causes flooding descending from the Judean Desert to the Dead Sea.Elisheva Lavi, 1/9/2020, 12:54 PM

Flooding in Nahariya closes schools

Education Ministry closes local schools after kindergarten floods in northern Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/8/2020, 2:58 PM

The return of the floods?

As rain spreads throughout Israel, cities and streams are at renewed risk of flooding.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/7/2020, 8:49 AM

Man found dead in car carried away by flash flood

Flash floods claim another victim, after man found dead in car which had been carried away by flood waters.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/6/2020, 7:32 AM

Tel Aviv Mayor rejects criticism of city's drainage system

Ron Huldai on claims that poor infrastructure led to elevator disaster: The drainage in the south is just as good as in the north.Ben Ariel, 1/6/2020, 3:59 AM

How to survive if you're caught in a flood

Fire & Rescue Services issued instructions on how to how to exercise caution during flooding and stormy weather.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/5/2020, 10:01 PM

Searches underway after man carried off by flash flood

Emergency teams dispatched to Shfeya Youth Village near Zichron Yaakov, after man reportedly carried off by flash flood.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/5/2020, 8:10 PM

Elevator Disaster: 'Extremely rare incident by any measure'

The copious amounts of rain in the Tel Aviv area led to a complete collapse of the drainage system, resulting in 2 tragic deaths.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/5/2020, 5:16 PM

Two people die when elevator floods

Man and woman declared dead after elevator floods in Tel Aviv.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/4/2020, 6:29 PM

Boy swept away by flood in Yarka area of northern Israel

Witnesses say the boy was riding an ATV when it flipped over and was swept away by the heavy floods. Rescue services fear for his life.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/26/2019, 2:17 PM

Watch: Ashkelon hit by heavy flooding

Heavy rains lead to flash floods in coastal city of Ashkelon, hitting homes and forcing road closures.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/9/2019, 8:18 AM

Watch: Flooding at Rambam Hospital

Explosion in water pipe causes water to leak into corridors of hospital.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/7/2019, 2:23 PM

Watch: Flooding at Nahal Tzin blocks road

Following heavy rains, water flows copiously in Judean Desert streams, leading to trail closures and blockage of roads.Hezki Baruch, 10/27/2019, 11:52 AM

Watch: Flooding in Nahal Zin

Surprise rains bring flooding to southern streams, including Nahal Zin in the Negev.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/17/2019, 11:35 AM

Watch: Queens subway flooded

Rushing water breaks through wall at a Queens subway station, knocking one rider onto his backGary Willig, 7/18/2019, 10:52 PM

Strong chance of flooding in eastern, southern Israel

Rainfall, cold weather, expected to continue throughout the week.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/25/2019, 12:19 PM

Watch: Flash flood at Masada

Heavy rains in southern Israel overnight lead to flooding in Dead Sea and Judean Desert.Aviad Even-Hen, 3/25/2019, 11:29 AM

Rain, hail, expected across Israel

Israel braces for another week of winter as forecasters predict flooding and hail.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/24/2019, 9:35 AM

Watch: Dramatic rescue in Jerusalem's Nahal Arazim

Two trapped persons rescued from roofs of vehicles after protracted efforts in cooperation with fire department, police, and rescue units.Mordechai Sones, 2/28/2019, 1:33 PM

Watch: Rivers and streams flow copiously after rain

Nahal Hanegev, Judean Desert and Arava come alive following rains since yesterday. Rain will continue intermittently over weekend.Mordechai Sones, 2/7/2019, 12:29 PM

Watch: Two cars carried off in flash flood in northern Israel

Three people rescued after flash flood carries off car near creek where IDF soldier was killed in flood.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/14/2019, 10:53 AM

Teen carried away by flash flood found - in critical condition

Teenager who disappeared after flash flood hit near Karmiel in northern Israel is found in critical condition.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/7/2019, 8:38 AM

Flooding: Dad, kids rescued by boat

A father and three children were rescued from their flooded car at Kfar Chabad. Emergency services evacuated 25 families near Lod.Arutz Sheva, 12/7/2018, 2:13 PM

Dozens of children rescued from Rehovot kindergarten

Storm and rain since morning causes flooding and traffic jams across country.Mordechai Sones, 12/6/2018, 12:33 PM

4-year-old boy drowns after floods hit southern Israel

Boy falls into flooded river near Negev town, drowning.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/25/2018, 4:34 PM

Danger of flooding in southern Judean Desert

Rain is expected to fall and fill the riverbeds the southern Judean Desert and Arava area. Public warned to stay away.Arutz Sheva, 10/19/2018, 3:17 PM

All children rescued from flooded Thailand cave

All 12 children and their soccer coach successfully extracted from flooded cave after daring 3-day rescue mission.Gary Willig, 7/10/2018, 4:02 PM

Four more children rescued from flooded Thai cave

8 of 12 children trapped in flooded cave in Thailand rescued. 4 more children and their soccer coach remain in cave.Gary Willig, 7/9/2018, 3:55 PM

Truck driver's body found in Arava

After days searching with many forces participating, body located in Naot Hakikar area. Notice given to driver's family.Mordechai Sones, 5/3/2018, 12:41 PM

'An utter disgrace'

PM slams behavior of Israeli-Arab soccer fans following report by Arutz Sheva on booing during moment of silence for teens killed in flood.David Rosenberg, 4/29/2018, 3:56 PM

Floods kill two children in Hevron

Children in PA-controlled sector of Hevron killed in flood hours after 10 Israeli teens killed in flash flood.David Rosenberg, 4/27/2018, 2:53 PM

Chilling prediction: 'We're all going to die'

Text messages sent by students who took part in fateful hike Thursday reveal predictions of disaster. 'I'm serious, we're going to die'.David Rosenberg, 4/26/2018, 8:48 PM

Bus flips over near scene of flash flood that killed 9

Hours after flash flood hit group of student hikers, killing 9, bus knocked over in southern Israel by flood waters.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/26/2018, 8:12 PM

Hail and floods in the Negev

Inclement weather strikes most of country. Severe flooding causes road, highway closures.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/25/2018, 4:48 PM

Rain and storms in Israel, with snow on Mount Hermon

Kinneret rises 2 centimeters as storm rages through Israel, bringing cold, rain, and a high chance of flooding.Chana Roberts, 1/5/2018, 9:54 AM

Watch: Tiberias central bus station flooded

Flash flood swamps central bus station in northern Israeli city of Tiberias.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/9/2017, 11:48 AM

Houston Jewish community ravaged by Harvey’s torrential rains

Majority of Jewish institutions in Houston area flooded, IsraAid involved in relief efforts to affected areas.JTA, 8/29/2017, 11:26 PM

Hurricane Harvey downgraded to tropical storm

Downgrading from Category 4 hurricane to tropical storm, Hurricane Harvey claims first victim, leaves death and destruction in its wake.Chana Roberts, 8/26/2017, 11:57 PM

Colombia landslide leaves 254 dead

Rain causes flooding, landslide, in Colombia border city.Chana Roberts, 4/1/2017, 8:35 PM

WATCH: Flooding in Wadi Og

Stormy weather brings gorgeous sights: Gabi Bar-Sheshet records Judean Desert flooding.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/13/2017, 2:53 PM

Flooding in Raanana – police rescue trapped motorists

Torrential rains caused flooding in Ra'anana and delays at Ben-Gurion airport.Reyut Hadar, 12/19/2016, 7:38 PM

74-year old man killed in Haifa flooding

Man found dead in car trapped in flooded Haifa tunnel.Reut Hadar, 12/13/2016, 1:07 PM

Flights cancelled and roads closed as Eilat hit by floods

Heavy rains in southern Israel force closure of airport, roads as cars trapped in flood waters.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/28/2016, 9:51 AM

Macedonia’s tiny Jewish community, JDC help flood victims

Local Jewish community, Jewish aid group reach out to victims of massive flooding in Balkans.JTA, 8/20/2016, 9:58 PM

Baton Rouge Jews pray, raise funds for flood victims

Baton Rouge’s Chabad House launches emergency fundraising campaign for thousands of people affected by massive floods in Louisiana.JTA, 8/16/2016, 4:37 AM

Paris floods peak during 'peace talk' push

Divine message? Natural disaster declared, Louvre artwork evacuated as River Seine hits 1982 record - same day as French initiative talks.Ari Yashar, 6/3/2016, 12:28 PM

Israel sends disaster aid to Sri Lanka

Following recent floods and landslides, Israel sends $20,000 worth of immediate disaster relief supplies to Sri Lanka.Shoshana Miskin, 5/29/2016, 5:53 PM

Massive flooding damages Houston Jewish institutions, homes

Massive flooding causes serious damage to the Jewish community of Houston for the second time in less than a year.JTA, 4/21/2016, 4:02 AM

Floods close roads in the Negev

Winter returns with a vengeance: ceiling collapses in Be'er Sheva and city floods following unusually heavy rain.Tova Dvorin, 4/12/2016, 9:14 PM

Unusually powerful floods in the south this weekend

Raging rivers in the desert: Negev and Arava down to Eilat set to be hit by rare intense flooding on Shabbat.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/25/2016, 9:44 AM