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

Storm Sets In, Blinding Mist Closes Eilat Airport

Snow on the Hermon, rain in the north, and threat of flooding as a major thunderstorm envelops Israel from the north to the south.Ari Yashar, Yoni Kempinski, 2/11/2015, 9:07 AM

130 People Treated for Breathing Problems from Storm

MDA on high alert and full readiness as haze and heavy winds cause breathing problems; snow and possible flooding anticipated.Shlomo Pyotrkovsky, Ari Yashar, 2/10/2015, 8:09 PM

Jerusalem May See Snow Next Thursday

After a pleasant warm weekend, temperatures are expected to drop significantly Sunday, bringing rain, and maybe even snow to capital.Orly Harari, 2/5/2015, 2:08 PM

'Great Storm' Brings Once-in-a-Decade Low Temps, 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

Snow to Pile on in Jerusalem, Reach the Negev Desert

Widespread school cancellations as snow redoubles in Jerusalem, Be'er Sheva hopeful for snowflakes; flooding in coastal area.Ari Yashar, 1/9/2015, 8:39 AM

Photos and Videos: Northern Israel Snowbound

White stuff is falling thick and fast in the northern parts of Israel, but soldiers' morale is not.Arutz Sheva, 1/7/2015, 1:29 PM

17,000 Homes Left Without Electricity in Snowstorm

Aside from closing Jerusalem, Tzfat and Golan, storm has left thousands without power nation-wide, major damage in Netanya.Ari Yashar, 1/7/2015, 1:12 PM

Jerusalem Lockdown, Police Chief: We're Prepared for the Worst

Jerusalem shuts down after snow in north closes Tzfat, various widespread power outages, expected Tel Aviv floods.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/7/2015, 12:25 PM

Samaria Takes in Tel Aviv Homeless for the Storm

Samaria Resident's Council offers homeless with nowhere to turn a stay in guest rooms with warm food and showers to get out of the cold.Orli Harari, Ari Yashar, 1/7/2015, 11:54 AM

Israel's Snowstorm in Pictures and Video

Enjoy the snow swept imagery of Israel as it faces a major storm from the comfort of your home.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/7/2015, 11:04 AM

Samaria Prepares for Snow Storm - and Free Skiing

Binyamin council deputy head explains how painful lessons have been learned from last storm; residents to enjoy snow this time in sleds.Benny Toker, Ari Yashar, 1/6/2015, 10:30 PM

Jerusalem Schools Canceled as Israel Braces for Major Snowstorm

Municipality cancels classes for Wednesday as heavy snow expected to set in, following heavy winds throughout Tuesday.Shlomo Pyotrkovsky, Ari Yashar, 1/6/2015, 7:41 PM

How Do You Brace for a Snowstorm in Jerusalem?

Hadassah Ein Kerem department head tells Arutz Sheva the key will be looking after infants and elderly, as well as mutual responsibility.Shimon Cohen, Ari Yashar, 1/5/2015, 8:27 AM

Heavy Turbulence Evokes Pleas and Prayers from Passengers

Passengers on an El Al plane headed to Israel from Brussels got the scare of their lives after hitting a 'vertical wind vortex.'Yaakov Levi, 1/1/2015, 12:57 PM

Rain, Maybe Snow on the Way to Israel

After nearly two weeks of pleasant weather, winter will return in full force to Israel beginning Friday.Moshe Cohen, 1/1/2015, 12:01 PM

Israel's Biggest Winter Storm in 20 Years Causes Havoc on Roads

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

Floods Expected, Floodwatchers Warned

Rains are expected countrywide on Friday and Saturday. Flash floods near Dead Sea may draw crowds.Gil Ronen, 11/20/2014, 8:41 PM

Large Hail, Flood Warnings as Winter Comes to Israel

Damage caused by massive hail north of Haifa, the like of which residents 'don't remember seeing'; flood concerns in eastern Israel.Ari Yashar, 11/3/2014, 7:49 AM

Winter Kicks Off With Wild Weather Sunday

It appears Heaven has answered the newly introduced prayers for rain that began in Israel on Thursday, Shemini Atzeret – in spades.Yaakov Levi, 10/19/2014, 9:07 PM

Wet Weather Traps 70 American Hikers in Southern Valley

Spring arrived in Israel weeks ago, but winter has returned with a vengeance, trapping dozens of hikers in southern Israel.Yaakov Levi, 5/8/2014, 7:50 AM

Forecast: Rainy ‘Costume Day,’ Warm Purim

Rain to continue on Thursday and Friday, but clear up by Purim.Maayana Miskin, 3/13/2014, 11:35 AM

Forecast: A Week of Winter Weather

Warm, dusty weather to be replaced by rain, cool air.Maayana Miskin, 3/9/2014, 8:37 AM

Weather Forecast: Winter to Make a Comeback

Winter to return after an unusually hot weekend, rain expected later in the week.Maayana Miskin, 2/23/2014, 11:40 AM

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

January: Record-Low Water Levels

Meteorological services determine extremely arid month, Kinneret and other water bodies at lowest measures since recording started.Ari Yashar, 2/3/2014, 9:28 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: Local Showers, Cooler Weather

Rain to return with light local showers in north, center of the country.Maayana Miskin, 1/12/2014, 12:06 PM

Winter Weather to Continue to Tuesday

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

Rain to Return for the Sabbath

Nearly two weeks of clear skies to come to an end this Saturday.Maayana Miskin, 12/26/2013, 9:59 AM

Forecaster Nixes Rumors of Second Snowstorm

Forecaster says no new snowstorm on the horizon. Jerusalem leaders clash over storm ‘mismanagement.’Maayana Miskin, 12/19/2013, 11:02 AM

Bennett Calls for Half-Day Vacation for the Snowbound

Economics Minister proposes paid half-day vacation for all employees stranded from work in snowbound areas.Tova Dvorin, 12/15/2013, 4:14 PM

Snow Takes a Short Break, But Will Return in Full Force

After being closed due to snowfall, the main roads to Jerusalem were reopened Thursday afternoon - perhaps temporarily, though.David Lev, 12/12/2013, 3:20 PM

Rain and Snow as Winter Storm Strikes Israel

55 kmh (35 mph) winds bring 15 cm (half foot) of snow to Mt. Hermon, 112 mm (4.5 in) of rain outside Netanya on coast.Ari Yashar, 12/11/2013, 9:31 AM

Israel Prepares for Winter Storm

Jerusalem ‘ready for snow,’ Transport Ministry plans for road closures, Arkia moves flights.Maayana Miskin, 12/10/2013, 5:48 PM

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

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

Forecast: Warm, Sunny Weekend Ahead

Clear, sunny skies and unchanging temperatures expected from Friday to Monday.Maayana Miskin, 6/21/2013, 10:01 AM

Forecast: Another Hot Sabbath

Forecasters predict a hot Friday and Saturday.Maayana Miskin, 5/24/2013, 10:50 AM

Forecast: Heat Wave on Sabbath

Temperatures to continue to rise over the weekend., 5/17/2013, 11:53 AM

Forecast: Heat to Rise

Weekend weather to be hotter, with fog along coast.Maayana Miskin, 5/3/2013, 9:28 AM

Fire Sweeps Prison, 11 Injured

Ten guards and a prisoner were lightly injured when a fire broke out at a factory in the Maasiyahu Prison in central IsraelDavid Lev, 4/28/2013, 6:41 PM

Forecast: Hot, Dry Weather, Rain in Arava

Weather is expected to be hot and dry, with dust in some places, chance of rain in others. , 4/26/2013, 11:05 AM

Rain to Continue through Monday

Light rain showers remain in the forecast until Monday afternoon. Weather to remain chilly. Maayana Miskin, 4/21/2013, 9:31 AM

Forecast: Hot Sunday, Cool Monday

Fast-changing spring weather to bring heat Sunday, rain by Tuesday. Maayana Miskin, 4/7/2013, 9:48 AM

Heat Wave for End of Passover

Temperatures to keep rising until Passover draws to a close.Maayana Miskin, 3/29/2013, 11:02 AM

Forecast: Cooler Wednesday, Warm Thursday

Warm weather for the Passover vacation., 3/26/2013, 10:33 PM

Spring Snowstorm Grounds Hundreds of US Flights

Another huge snow storm, stretching from St. Louis to Washington, grounded hundreds of flights on Monday.Arutz Sheva staff, 3/25/2013, 7:49 PM

Winter Returns for a Brief Visit

Winter returns briefly with cool weather, local rain showers. Hot weather to be back by Wednesday.Maayana Miskin, 3/17/2013, 10:48 AM

Massive Winter Storm, Once Again, Hits US

A massive winter storm is hitting the northern United States, grounding 2,600 flights, closing schools and leaving roadways impassible. Arutz Sheva staff, 3/6/2013, 9:45 PM

Weather: Hot Friday, Stormy Sabbath

Friday will be partially cloudy and dry, while the Sabbath may see thunderstorms.Maayana Miskin, 2/22/2013, 10:51 AM

Multiple Tornadoes Rip Through Mississippi, Alabama

Several powerful tornadoes ripped through Mississippi and Alabama late Sunday, injuring at least 12 people.Rachel Hirshfeld , 2/12/2013, 12:45 AM

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