Jerusalem hospitals batten down the hatches for snowstorm

Hadassah and Shaare Tzedek reinforce staff and equipment to stay open as snow looms, with emergency generators on hand.Ari Yashar, 1/24/2016, 4:04 PM

Lethal US blizzard leaves at least 10 dead

Over 200,000 left without power, 11 states declare states of emergency - and massive East Coast storm is still just building strength.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/23/2016, 7:25 PM

Three-day snowstorm starting tomorrow

Storm that began on Shabbat is to morph into thunder/rain/snowstorm starting Monday, with snow and flood warnings lasting three days.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/23/2016, 6:38 PM

After sandstorm, Israel braces for mega snowstorm

Days after major sandstorm, Israel due for first snowstorm of the year, with gale-force winds, hail, thunder; generators deployed.Ari Yashar, 1/22/2016, 8:48 AM

2015 officially the hottest year ever on Earth

Scientists report that last year was the hottest year by far since records were started in 1880.Shoshana Miskin, 1/21/2016, 9:27 PM

Weather forecast: Rain and storms

Temperatures drop, snow falls on Hermon. Suspected flash floods in Judean Desert, Dead Sea in afternoon.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/19/2016, 8:40 AM

Massive sandstorm bearing down on Israel

Heavy haze nationwide, snow on Mt. Hermon, rain in the north, dust everywhere - citizens warned to close their windows as the storm nears.Ari Yashar, 1/17/2016, 5:00 PM

More rain expected on Thursday

In spite of Wednesday's warmth and clear skies, more rain is expected for Thursday, with clear skies returning over the weekend.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/13/2016, 9:45 AM

Second Friday storm in a row hits Israel

A week after heavy snow and rain, snow again closes Mt. Hermon, as Israelis awaken to howling winds.Ari Yashar, 1/8/2016, 7:43 AM

Massive snowstorm hits Israel

Just as predicted gale force winds and rain pelt the country, with snow in the offing and Mt. Hermon in the north already covered in white.Ari Yashar, 1/1/2016, 7:31 AM

Electric Corp. ready for approaching snowstorm in Jerusalem

Jerusalem director of IEC tells Arutz Sheva preparations for first snowstorm are in full swing with 'massive reinforcement.'Hezki Baruch, 12/31/2015, 3:43 PM

Israel braces for its first winter snowstorm

Incoming rains bear tidings of the heavy storm expected to coat Jerusalem and the surrounding hills in white on Friday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/30/2015, 2:49 PM

US: Storms kill 43 people in 7 states

Flash floods, tornadoes, blizzards persist in week of deadly winter weather; more on the way.Tova Dvorin, 12/28/2015, 7:51 PM

Forecast: Pleasant weekend ahead

Clear skies and reasonable temperatures predicted for the weekend; temperatures to drop after Tuesday.Tova Dvorin, 12/25/2015, 7:41 AM

Forecast: Rainy weekend, warmer weather ahead

Week of rain to culminate with final storms over Shabbat; temperatures to rise slightly after Sunday.Tova Dvorin, 12/18/2015, 7:44 AM

Again: Major flooding leaves Ashkelon under water

A month after experiencing severe flooding following heavy rains, Ashkelon once again in the eye of the storm.Cynthia Blank, 12/17/2015, 11:19 AM

Forecast: Chances of rain in northern, central Israel

Localized rains and thunderstorms predicted Thursday and over the weekend across northern and central Israel.Cynthia Blank, 12/17/2015, 7:40 AM

Forecast: Hanukkah to end on a rainy note

Temperatures to remain low as localized thunderstorms continue throughout most of Israel.Tova Dvorin, 12/14/2015, 9:48 AM

Watch: Flooding at Nahal Hever

The Hever River in Judean Desert overflowed following heavy rains; Route 90 blocked to traffic.Shoshana Miskin, 12/13/2015, 2:01 PM

Forecast: Rainfall throughout Israel

Thunderstorms Sunday morning will usher in a week of rain and cold, on exact two-year anniversary of Jerusalem snow storm.Cynthia Blank, 12/13/2015, 7:38 AM

Forecast: Rainy Hanukkah weekend ahead

Temperatures to fall nationwide and snow expected in the Hermon as rainstorms to settle in Saturday and Sunday.Tova Dvorin, 12/11/2015, 9:17 AM

Rain makes its return to Israel

Local rains along the coast will spread to rest of country on Saturday as temperatures drop to unseasonable lows.Cynthia Blank, 12/10/2015, 9:33 AM

Cold front in Israel reaches its peak

Temperatures fell below 0° celsius early Sunday morning, but will slowly start to rise in afternoon.Cynthia Blank, 12/6/2015, 7:31 AM

Rare cold front moving into Israel

Temperatures in Israel may reach as low at 32° fahrenheit at peak of cold on Saturday night and Sunday.Cynthia Blank, 12/3/2015, 9:24 AM

Forecast: Thunderstorms as temperatures drop

Flood warnings issued in coastal areas as precipitation expected to persist until Wednesday.Tova Dvorin, 11/17/2015, 9:27 AM

Record-breaking rainfalls nationwide

One week's rain reaches five times national average for November; more than half of yearly quota reached in some areas.Tova Dvorin, 11/11/2015, 8:28 AM

Forecast: rainy days, but higher temperatures ahead

Rain to appear sporadically throughout most of Israel, but slightly warmer weather ahead.Tova Dvorin, 11/10/2015, 8:02 AM

Israel's latest wave of rain to last until Tuesday

Don't put the umbrellas away just yet, as wintry weather set to remain in Israel until the middle of the week.Cynthia Blank, 11/8/2015, 8:06 AM

Forecast: Winter weather, rain here to stay

Thunderstorms over the weekend will clear up air pollution, bring temperatures down to winter weather norms.Tova Dvorin, 11/6/2015, 8:59 AM

Thursday: Rain coming to wash away the dust

Winter storms returning this weekend, with heavy rain and thunder expected primarily along the coast.Cynthia Blank, 11/5/2015, 7:38 AM

Winter weather sets in, rain to return

Thunderstorms to bring temperatures down significantly after brief return to summer weather.Tova Dvorin, 11/3/2015, 8:26 AM

After week of storms, rain set to return

Clear skies and pleasant weather will give way mid-week to rain, thunderstorms and more flooding.Cynthia Blank, 11/1/2015, 7:41 AM

Israel greets first week of winter

Cool temperatures, flooding, rain and thunderstorms expected on Israel's first week using the winter clock.Cynthia Blank, 10/25/2015, 8:34 AM

Blessed Rains Continue on Thursday

Rainy and unseasonably low temperatures on Thursday will give way to clear skies and warmer weather early next week.Cynthia Blank, 10/8/2015, 8:16 AM

Israel Blessed With First Rains

Coincidence? First full rains water the Holy Land, just a little over a day after Jews change to prayer for rain.Ari Yashar, 10/7/2015, 8:52 AM

Rains Coming, to the Relief of Israelis, and Security Officials

After a long, hot summer – and a tense weekend – rain is set to arrive in Israel on Wednesday.Moshe Cohen, 10/5/2015, 11:04 PM

Pleasant Weather Greets Israel for Sukkot

After weeks of heat, Israel will finally get some much-needed relief as it celebrates the Sukkot holiday.Cynthia Blank, 9/27/2015, 11:15 AM

Dust Storm to Disappear Before Rosh Hashanah

Weather forecasters says Rosh Hashanah to be clear and comfortable, with slight drop in temperature.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/12/2015, 8:12 PM

Sand Storm Still Suffocating Until Rosh Hashanah

Massive storm enters fourth day, with flights still affected and health warnings in place due to high particulates and temperatures.Ari Yashar, 9/11/2015, 9:35 AM

Dust Begins to 'Settle' Over Israel, But Not Quite Gone

Israelis should not expect clear skies until right before Rosh Hashana early next week.Moshe Cohen, 9/10/2015, 7:45 AM

80% Increase in Dust Storm-Related Injuries

Magen David Adom urges public to stay alert, indoors as over 600 people treated during dust storm; temperatures at record highs.Tova Dvorin, 9/9/2015, 11:15 PM

Heavy Dust Storms Envelop Israel

Most of Israel faces heavy air pollution from dust. Government warns against excessive outdoor activity.Matt Wanderman, 9/8/2015, 9:42 AM

Baby Dies of Heatstroke, Second Victim of Recent Heatwave

One-year-old baby dies of heatstroke after five days in hospital.Matt Wanderman, 8/9/2015, 4:29 PM

Global Warming Comeback? Israel Sizzles With Record Temps

It feels like the hottest August ever in Israel this week, but it's actually still only May.Moshe Cohen, 5/27/2015, 4:56 PM

Over 1,100 Die in Brutal Indian Heat Wave

India suffers from days of sweltering hot spell, with lethal temperatures reaching records of over 47 C (117 F).Ari Yashar, 5/27/2015, 10:53 AM

Heat Wave Hits Peak, Breaks 2015 Records

Don't go outside if you can avoid it - temperatures over 40 degrees C (104 F) nationwide as Israel turns into an oven.Ari Yashar, 5/27/2015, 8:47 AM

Days After Snow, Heat Wave Broils Israel

Mt. Hermon got unseasonable snow last Friday, but today a heat wave is burning up the country amid heavy haze, with Eilat reaching 108 F.Ari Yashar, 4/29/2015, 12:26 PM

Mount Hermon Gets 'Snow You Only See in January'

Unseasonable weather continues with surprising snow on Israel's sole skiing site, although heat wave expected next week.Reut Hadar, Ari Yashar, 4/24/2015, 1:39 PM

Cold Independence Day, But Summer on its Way

Low temperatures and heavy winds will hit Israel as it celebrates Independence Day on Thursday, with local rain also a possibility.Cynthia Blank, 4/23/2015, 8:07 AM

Forecasters Stumped Over Post-Pesach 'Flood'

Israel was hit with an unusually late winter storm Sunday, with rainfall levels not seen in decades during early April.Moshe Cohen, 4/12/2015, 7:21 PM

Rain and Cold Here to Stay for Several More Days

Rainfall expected from north to south all day Sunday with unseasonably cold temperatures to boot.Cynthia Blank, 4/12/2015, 10:07 AM

Israel Expects Solar Eclipse

Friday marks a total eclipse, with 40% coverage in Israel - if you look right (while protecting your eyes) you may catch the special event.Ari Yashar, 3/20/2015, 10:57 AM

Sunny With a High Chance of Purim

The weather will favor Purim revelers with heat, no rain, and cooling eastern winds accompanying a small coastal heat wave.Shlomo Pyotrkovsky, Ari Yashar, 3/5/2015, 9:25 AM

Blessed Rain Gives Israel Better Than Average Winter

February 2015 went down as a month with better than average rainfall in almost all parts of Israel, the Meteorological Service said Sunday.Moshe Cohen, 3/1/2015, 7:46 PM

Haifa U Weather Prof on Israel's Roller-Coaster Winter

Prof. Chaim Kutiel says Israel's current winter is chiefly characterized by its unusually strong extremes.Hillel Fendel, 2/20/2015, 3:42 AM

Snowstorm Covers Israel in White From North to South

Snow in north, parts of Jerusalem, Hevron, and soon in the Negev, as roads close and Israel hunkers in for the last cold gasps of winter.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/19/2015, 5:37 PM

Most of Israel Already 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