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Most of Israel at Annual Average Rainfall Levels

Wnter isn't over yet – and forecasters on Sunday amended their projections for later in the week, predicting a new major winter storm.Moshe Cohen, 2/16/2015, 2:14 AM

'Great Storm' Brings Once-in-a-Decade Rainfall

Now that the 'great storm' is over, Israel is counting the numbers: the low temperatures, and the high precipitation numbers.Moshe Cohen, 1/11/2015, 10:45 PM

Photos: Unprecedented Rainfall Throughout Israel

Several inches of rain continue to fall from the Golan to the northern Negev Wednesday; rainbow spotted on Temple Mount.Tova Dvorin, 11/26/2014, 9:13 PM

Biggest Winter Storm in 20 Years Causes Havoc

There were numerous casualties, both human and otherwise, due to the wild weather in Israel Wednesday.Moshe Cohen, 11/26/2014, 4:53 PM

Workers Struck by Lightning as Thunderstorms Rage

Heavy rainfall, lightning causes traffic issues nationwide, fire in Elkana; flash flood warnings in effect as winter in full swing.Tova Dvorin, 11/16/2014, 8:42 AM

Heavy Floods Close Streets in Central Israel

One street collapses in Holon, leaving massive crater; flooding in several cities near Tel Aviv.Tova Dvorin, 11/3/2014, 4:56 PM

Sea of Galilee Begins its Winter Climb

Yesterday's heavy rains bring welcome rise in levels at Israel's main water source - first increase in five months.Hillel Fendel, 10/20/2014, 12:37 PM

Prayer Session for Rain at Western Wall in 9 Days

Chief Ashkenazic Rabbi David Lau announces a mass prayer to end Israel's drought, to coincide with the Fast of Esther.Tova Dvorin , 3/4/2014, 12:29 PM

Israel Facing Extreme Drought, Experts Concerned

Experts worry over driest year since 1927, as Kinneret reportedly loses four centimeters in February.Tova Dvorin, 2/24/2014, 7:24 PM

Warm, Sunny Weather to Return

Forecasters’ prediction of a quick end to brief rainy spell causes further concern for Israel’s water resources.Maayana Miskin, 2/16/2014, 9:32 AM

Tel Aviv Marks Driest January on Record

Rain hits a record low in the Tel Aviv area. Jordan Valley without rainfall for the first time in nearly 60 years.Maayana Miskin, 1/30/2014, 10:13 AM

Expert: Lack of Rain ‘Cause for Concern’

Climate expert admits worry over relatively sparse rainfall.Maayana Miskin, 1/16/2014, 10:35 AM

Forecast: Chilly, No Rain

Weather forecasters predict a largely rain-free week.Maayana Miskin, 1/5/2014, 9:31 AM

Winter Weather to Continue to Tuesday

Rain to continue this week. Flood warnings in the south.Maayana Miskin, 12/29/2013, 9:41 AM

Rainstorms Sunday, Flood Warning in Negev

Break in rainy weather expected Monday, Tuesday, but downpours to return in Wednesday storms.Maayana Miskin, 12/8/2013, 8:03 AM

Chief Rabbis Urge Jewish People to Pray for Rain

Rabbis Yitzhak Yosef, David Lau urge public in letter to pray for rain after weather remains sunny this year.Tova Dvorin, 11/28/2013, 3:16 PM

Water Authority Worried: Kinneret Too High

After bountiful rains last winter, officials now worried that Israel may have too much water., 11/6/2013, 3:46 AM

Forecast: Cloudy with Local Showers

Northern, central Israel may see the first showers of the rainy season. Police warn drivers to be cautious.Maayana Miskin, 9/22/2013, 8:09 AM

Despite Rain, a Hard Winter for Farmers

Dry weather toward winter’s end means farmers expect a rough year.Maayana Miskin, 3/30/2013, 9:41 PM

Winter to Return for Brief Visit

Rain to return briefly Wednesday. Forecasters say this winter will not be unusual in terms of rain.Maayana Miskin, 2/5/2013, 8:31 PM

Kinneret Rises 10.5 Cm with More Winter Rain

Lake Kinneret (Sea of Galilee) is continuing to rise in what is being seen as the most bountiful rainy season in a decade. Chana Ya'ar, 1/27/2013, 10:25 AM

Kinneret Hits Halfway Point

The Kinneret is halfway between two “red lines,” one for dangerously low waters, the other for high waters.Maayana Miskin, 1/20/2013, 11:22 AM

Kinneret Waters Continuing to Rise

The waters of Lake Kinneret (Sea of Galilee) are continuing to rise. In the past 24 hours, the level of the lake rose 2 cm.Chana Ya'ar, 1/16/2013, 1:58 PM

Storms Brought 200% of Seasonal Rainfall

The rainstorms that hit Israel over the past week are coming to a close, after joining the top five rainiest weeks in Israel’s history.Maayana Miskin, 1/11/2013, 9:03 AM

Kinneret Set to Break 20-Year Record

The Water Authority is hopeful regarding the precipitation this winter, saying the Kinneret is set to break a record of almost 20 years.Rachel Hirshfeld , 12/18/2012, 7:47 PM

Weather: Rain, Storms Friday

The weather will be stormy Friday. Rain is expected to abate by Saturday but return full force on Sunday.Maayana Miskin, 11/23/2012, 10:03 AM

Rain Storm Causes Flooding in Eilat

Eilat flooded as heavy rain hits the usually sunny and warm tourist city.Elad Benari, Canada, 11/9/2012, 8:23 PM

Israel Gets First Hint of Winter Rain

Rain falls from Negev to Golan as summer season ends. Forecast: more rain, storms.Maayana Miskin, 9/29/2012, 8:06 PM

Ahmadinejad Accuses West of Destroying Rain Clouds

Iranian President Ahmadinejad has accused the West of destroying his country’s rain clouds in an effort to bring about a drought. Rachel Hirshfeld , 9/12/2012, 2:03 PM

Lake Kinneret Still Rising

The water level in Lake Kinneret (Sea of Galilee) is still rising, even though there was little rain over the past week.Chana Ya'ar, 3/25/2012, 12:11 PM

Kinneret Rising as Snow, Rain Keep Falling

Lake Kinneret (Sea of Galilee)'s waters are rising as snow and rain continue to fall, bringing desperately-needed water to parched land.Chana Ya'ar, 3/1/2012, 5:10 PM

White Weekend Opens Mt. Hermon to Skiers

A weekend of winter white allowed Mt. Hermon to open Sunday for skiing with a meter of snow cover on lower slopes and 1.5 meters higher up.Chana Ya'ar, 1/15/2012, 2:00 PM