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Electric Company warns of possible blackouts

Approaching storm may once again bring misery for thousands of Israelis, as IEC warns of possible sandstorm.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/3/2015, 4:02 PM

Two days after storm, 8,000 still without power

Finger-pointing resumes as Sharon area residents ready for a third day without electricity.Tova Dvorin, 10/27/2015, 9:16 AM

One dead as hail, thunderstorms pound Israel

20 year-old dies in wall collapse in Pardes Hana; inclement weather injures dozens.Tova Dvorin, 10/25/2015, 12:33 PM

Watch: Crane collapses onto busy Tel Aviv street

As stormy winds, rain and giant hailstones buffet Israel, locals capture terrifying moment large crane crashes onto commuters.Ari Soffer, 10/25/2015, 12:30 PM

Middle East Sandstorm Shuts Down Suez Canal

High winds and gales of dust plague Egypt, Israel, and Lebanon - closing the Suez canal and grounding some domestic flights.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/11/2015, 6:38 PM

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 Storm Breathing Problems

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

Storm Claims First Victim

A thirteen year-old boy was killed when the car he was riding in hit a bus as the area was battered by rain and high winds.Yaakov Levi, 1/7/2015, 5:09 PM

Hail, Lightning Causing Traffic Nightmares

Tel Aviv area is unlikely to see snow, but ice is already becoming a major problem in the center of the country.Yaakov Levi, 1/7/2015, 3:58 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

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

Flood Warnings as Record Rains Hit Israel

Lake Kinneret rises 3.5 cm in one day marking largest rain of the winter, as rains and thunderstorms continue and skiing expected on Hermon.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/26/2014, 12:09 PM

Polar Vortex Lifting, Another On The Way?

Record low weather passing even as reports indicate more cold spells. Toll of vortex on US economy up to $5 billion.Ari Yashar, 1/12/2014, 10:22 AM

290 Million Shekel Storm Damage in Jerusalem

Mayor Nir Barkat presents figures to Knesset Finance Committee, asks government to cover the damage.Ari Yashar, 1/1/2014, 12:55 PM

Local Authorities to Get NIS 30 Million for Damage

Dept. Interior Minister Fania Kirschenbaum says NIS 30 million will go to local authorities to defray costs of the recent storm.David Lev, 12/30/2013, 5:48 PM

Toronto: At Least 50,000 Still Without Power

One week after a massive ice storm, between 50-100,000 Torontonians remain in the dark.Dalit Halevi, Tova Dvorin, 12/27/2013, 8:17 AM

Activist: Outpost Residents Without Power All Year

While many Israelis suffered during the snowstorm after losing power, there are some who live without electricity all year long.David Lev, 12/26/2013, 8:39 AM

Itamar Appeals for Help After Snow Devastation

Snow storm causes millions of shekels of damage to town of Itamar's agriculture and tourism, Arutz Sheva joins appeal for donations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/23/2013, 9:59 PM

Immigrant Doctor Trekked Through Storm To Help

Dr. Joyce Morel recounts how she helped Jerusalem residents deal with the massive snowstorm - and offers advice for motorists.Yoni Kempinski, Ari Yashar, 12/23/2013, 2:06 PM

IEC Head: Storm Cost Us a Billion Shekels

According to IEC chairman Eli Glickman, the damage to Israel's electrical system during the recent winter storm was one billion shekels.David Lev, 12/22/2013, 9:58 PM

King David's Tomb Vandalized During Snowstorm

Newly donated religious books stamped with name of non-existent 'Academy - King David' by vandals during storm.Ari Yashar, Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/21/2013, 11:03 PM

Danino: Israelis Know They Can Rely on Police

National Police Commander Yohanan Danino attacks critics of his department's performance during the winter storm.David Lev, 12/19/2013, 2:07 PM

Rabbi: Winter Storm a 'Message from Heaven'

The harsh winter storm that hit Israel last week was not just a “weather event,” but a Divine message, said Rabbi Mordechai NagariDavid Lev, 12/19/2013, 10:56 AM

State Comptroller to Investigate Storm Response

Yosef Shapira says mishandled storm was foreseen, warns 'this time the storm was white, but it could be a storm of rockets.'Ari Yashar, Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/18/2013, 4:06 PM

Heads of Electric Co. Fired For Eilat Storm Break

Two engineering directors fired for remaining in Eilat during snowstorm that left tens of thousands of Israelis without electricity.Ari Yashar, 12/17/2013, 5:27 PM

IDF Parachutes Generators into Samaria Communities

Residents of several Samaria communities finally have power – after the Israel Air Force parachuted generators into their townsDavid Lev, 12/16/2013, 10:11 PM

Binyamin Town Abandoned in Wake of Storm

Residents of a town in the Binyamin region abandoned it after being subjected to snow, rain, and wind, no electrical power, water, phones.David Lev, 12/16/2013, 10:10 PM

Mishkefet Offers Snow Fun Tours in Samaria

Snow fell close to home for most Israelis, and the Mishkefet organization is offering tours of some of the snowiest spots in IsraelDavid Lev, 12/16/2013, 8:39 PM

Volunteer Delivers Baby in Snowy Traffic Jam

ZAKA volunteer medic delivers baby on highway 443 traffic jam leading into Jerusalem, mother and baby safe and heatlhy.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/16/2013, 1:45 PM

Report: 200 IEC Workers Take 'Storm Break'

Dedicated staff of the Israeli Electric Company have been working night and day for three days to restore power – most of them, that is.David Lev, 12/16/2013, 12:15 AM

700 Samaria Community Families Snowed In

Residents of the “Gav Hahar” (Samarian Foothills) communities were digging out SundayDavid Lev, 12/15/2013, 9:00 PM

Expert: No Need for Fruit Price Hikes After Storm

Fruit price hikes in the wake of the winter storm are unjustified, said Israel's top fruit marketing personDavid Lev, 12/15/2013, 8:19 PM

Northern Family (Almost) Makes it to Snowy Hevron

A family intent on giving thanks to G-d at the Machpelah Cave refused to let a little snow stand in their wayDavid Lev, 12/15/2013, 7:04 PM

Northern Israel Almost Completely Dark After Storm

In the Marom Hagalil Regional Council, the power has been out since last Thursday.David Lev & Gil Ronen, 12/15/2013, 6:48 PM

Storm a Boon to Aquifers, the Kinneret

The “storm to end all storms" that hit Israel this past weekend brought much needed moisture to the country's aquifers, Sea of Galilee.David Lev, 12/15/2013, 4:49 PM

Family Stuck with Body in Storm

A family from Gush Etzion was unable to inform authorities that a relative had died due to downed phone lines.Maayana Miskin, 12/15/2013, 4:26 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

Israeli Soccer Team Praised

A stormy soccer match between Israel and Ukraine causes a stir. Reporters noted: "The human reflex was to do what the Israeli players did."Kochava Rozenbaum , 8/19/2013, 2:43 AM

Freak Spring Storm Slams Into American Midwest

A freak spring storm has slammed into the American Midwest, bringing down power lines, trees and more.Chana Ya'ar, 4/11/2013, 12:27 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

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

Jerusalem Awakes to Over 10 CM of Snow

Schools throughout the area are closed Thursday. Snow to fall until afternoon. Buses, light rail not running in Jerusalem. Annie Lubin, 1/10/2013, 8:19 AM

Jerusalem's "Potential Lake" Full

Arutz Sheva TV visits Jerusalem outskirts Motza Dam, filling with water as the winter storm continues.Hezki Baruch, 1/10/2013, 1:12 AM

PM: I Hope the Rain Will Remain a Blessing

Following major flooding and road closures, PM meets with top officials to be sure the much needed rain doesn't cripple the country furtherAnnie Lubin, 1/9/2013, 4:00 PM

ZAKA: Rescue Mission & Suspected Soldier Abduction

Arutz Sheva TV joined the ZAKA crews as they dealt with the results of the weather and an emergency situation which was eventually cancelledYoni Kempinski, 1/9/2013, 1:51 PM

Videos and Photos: Stormy Winter Day in Israel

It isn't like the storms some of our readers meet abroad, but it's ours. Here's a glance at a day in Israel blessed with plenty of rain.Yoni Kempinski, 1/7/2013, 6:49 PM

New Monster Storm Heading Towards US East Coast

A new monster storm system is heading towards the Northeastern United States, already battered by Hurricane Sandy.Chana Ya'ar, 12/26/2012, 2:29 PM

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

First Sandy, Now Athena. What's Next?

With nor'easter causing new havoc, residents of the East Coast are starting to believe they're living in 'sequel to horror movie'.Rachel Hirshfeld , 11/8/2012, 9:46 AM

Impending Nor'easter May Threaten 'Sandy' Recovery

As residents of the East Coast are still trying to recover from Hurricane Sandy, they may have to brace themselves for a brewing nor'easter.Rachel Hirshfeld , 11/6/2012, 12:56 PM

As GOP Convention Nears, 'Fear of Isaac' Grows

All eyes are on the Mid-Atlantic as newly formed Tropical Storm Isaac picks up steam, posing a threat to the Republican National Convention.Rachel Hirshfeld, 8/22/2012, 2:56 PM

Video: Storm Brings Water to Jerusalem Area

The weekend's winter storm didn't bring snow to Jerusalem, but it did it bring it lots of much-needed rain water.Elad Benari & Hezki Baruch, 2/20/2012, 5:16 AM