Snow to fall on the coldest day of the year

Snow and frost expected as Israelis brace for an unusually cold weekend.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/21/2020, 9:06 AM

Weekend storms raise Kinneret water level by five centimeters in a single day

Rainfall expected to continue after storms dumping water into Kinneret bring water level up by nearly two inches in one day.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/20/2020, 9:52 AM

Snow in Jerusalem?

Rains to continue through first half of the week. Snow possible in southern mountains on Tuesday as temperatures fall below seasonal norms.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/19/2020, 8:06 AM

Nature and Parks Authority warns: Avoid entering streams until water level drops

Nature and Parks Authority warns of collapse of riverbanks after forecasters predict cold, rain, and flooding.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/18/2020, 8:41 PM

Rain, snow, and hail expected to fall over weekend

Forecasters predict cold, wet, weekend for Israelis around the country.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/3/2020, 9:47 AM

Kinneret rises seven centimeters in a single day, thanks to heavy rainfall

Rainfall, thunderstorms, to continue throughout Israel after Kinneret rises 7 centimeters in 24 hours.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/27/2019, 10:19 AM

Watch: First snow of the season on Mount Hermon in the Golan

Mount Hermon gets its first snowfall of the season as temperatures fall below freezing. Hermon visitors' center closed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/25/2019, 12:43 PM

Missile attacks and snow days

Has the Israeli public started to accept the missile and rocket threat posed by Palestinian terror organizations as a “force majeure” and simply learned to live with it? Ron Jager, 11/13/2019, 4:52 PM

Kinneret rises 1.5 centimeters after snow falls on Mount Hermon

Twenty-five centimeters of snow fall on Mount Hermon - but the rest of the week is expected to be summery.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/22/2019, 11:38 AM

Watch: Springtime snow on Mount Hermon

Spring is here, but snow is still bountiful on Hermon. 20 cm covered the lower level of the ski site overnight, site closed to visitors.Rafael Levi, 4/21/2019, 12:50 PM

Watch: Snow falls on Mount Hermon

Rains, first in north and later in central Israel, to continue intermittently until Sunday. Snow expected in north. Hermon ski site closed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/14/2019, 8:37 AM

Watch: What happens when it snows at the Western Wall?

Some snowfall was a good enough reason for celebration among visitors at the Western Wall last night.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/17/2019, 11:25 AM

Snow in Gush Etzion and Jerusalem

Several cm of snow in Gush Etzion, light snowfall in J'lem, as Israel Electric Corporation marks all-time high in electricity consumption.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/16/2019, 8:15 PM

Israel gears up for snow

With snow falling in Mount Hermon in Golan, towns across northern and central Israel preparing for snow storms as far south as Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/16/2019, 8:58 AM

Watch: Hermon covered with snow

Hermon ski site opens this morning after a wave of snow which added 20 cm (8 in) of fresh snow. Temperature on lower slope is 0° C.Yoni Kempinski, 1/15/2019, 1:51 PM

Watch: Light snow in Gush Etzion

Light snow begins to fall in parts of Gush Etzion. Snow also expected in the northern Golan Heights.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/6/2019, 11:32 PM

Snow falls on Mount Hermon

Just prior to Passover, Israel's highest mountain receives more snow.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/30/2018, 9:21 AM

Weather: Snow, maybe even in Jerusalem

Today will see additional fall in temperatures. Rain will become stronger in the morning, with storms in central and northern Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/25/2018, 9:38 AM

Rain to fall in Israel's north and center

Meteorologists say Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, may receive snow over weekend. Water Authority says current rains aren't enough to save Kinneret.Chana Roberts, 1/24/2018, 12:46 PM

Holocaust survivors lose electricity in winter storm

Mt. Hermon receives 10cm of snow as harsh winds fell trees around the country.Chana Roberts, 1/19/2018, 8:36 AM

Winter's finally here: Week starts off with rain - and snow

Israel receives two days of much-needed rain as meteorologists predict another dry winter.Chana Roberts, 12/25/2017, 10:26 AM

Watch: Snow in the Hermon

Hermon opens to visitors, offering free entry after 2 cm of snow fell overnight.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/7/2017, 11:31 AM

Snow in the Hermon, rain for the rest of Israel

First snow falls on Mt. Hermon, several centimeters accumulate at nearby IDF bases. Other areas in Israel expect rainfall until weekend.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/22/2017, 10:29 AM

Forecast: Snow in the north and possibly in the center

Rains expected through Thursday evening. Snow on northern mountains peaks tomorrow and Thursday morning, likely reaching central hills.Yedidya ben Ohr, 2/14/2017, 11:11 PM

Winter returns to Israel

After warm spell, cold temperatures return, bringing snow in Golan, hail and ice along the coast.Shlomo Pyotrovsky, 2/13/2017, 11:56 AM

Major blizzard strikes northeastern US

Thousands of flights cancelled as major winter storm slams northeast. Blizzard warning issued for Long Island.Gary Willig, 2/9/2017, 7:52 PM

WATCH: Snow falls on Mt. Hermon

Snow falls on Mt. Hermon, closing site to visitors.Refael Levi, Chana Roberts, 1/9/2017, 11:57 AM

Snow closes Mount Hermon in resurgent winter

Morning snow closes ski site and local rains pelt Israel as temperatures continue to fall, although Shabbat is to bring back the heat.Ari Yashar, 3/16/2016, 9:09 AM

Baby in serious condition from hypothermia

Highways 443 and 60 closed due to snow and ice; 7-week-old infant given medical treatment in serious condition from snowstorm.Ari Yashar, 1/25/2016, 9:10 PM

State of emergency declared in Jerusalem

Electric corporation kicks it into high gear as snow starts moving in ahead of overnight buildup; electricity usage breaks record.Ari Yashar, 1/25/2016, 7:31 PM

Jerusalem hospitals batten down hatches for snow

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

Rain and snowstorm hit Israel

Rains will fall from north to Negev for three days straight as snow showers expected to travel from Mount Hermon down to Jerusalem.Cynthia Blank, 1/24/2016, 9:15 AM

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

Forecast: Rain accompanied by strong winds

Rainfall to continue in northern and central Israel on Sunday; snow also predicted on Mount Hermon and the Golan.Cynthia Blank, 1/3/2016, 8:28 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

Israel's first winter storm upon us

Peak of the storm will hit overnight Friday with 20 centimeters of snow predicted on Mount Hermon, and light snow anticipated in Jerusalem.Cynthia Blank, 12/31/2015, 8:08 AM

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

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

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

Blessed Rain Makes for 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

Rabbi: Why Were Snow Plows Operated on Shabbat?

​Jerusalem Chief Rabbi Aryeh Stern on Sunday expressed his “extreme disappointment” over the operation of snow plows on Shabbat.Yaakov Levi, 2/22/2015, 3:41 PM

Israel Wakes Up to White

Roads and schools close as Israel blanketed with snow nationwide - from the Golan to the Negev.Tova Dvorin, 2/20/2015, 12:39 PM

Watch: Israeli Meteorologist Pelted with Snowball

Channel 10 weatherman has trouble getting back on track after unknown bystander chucks snowball at him during live broadcast.Tova Dvorin, 2/20/2015, 11:15 AM

Watch: Breathtaking Footage of Jerusalem Snow

Time-lapse video shows snow pileup in Jerusalem in first blizzard of 2015.Tova Dvorin, 2/20/2015, 10:12 AM

Will Jerusalem's Eruv be Valid this Shabbat?

Authority on eruv demarcation permitting carrying objects on Shabbat says to track updates, as snowstorm may invalidate the system.Chaim Lev, Ari Yashar, 2/20/2015, 9:45 AM

Woman Gives Birth in Snowstorm on Jerusalem Street

Closed streets and speedy birth force an MDA crew to deliver a baby in an ambulance during the storm.Ari Yashar, 2/20/2015, 8:54 AM

Haifa U 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

Watch Live: Snow at the Western Wall

Snow has arrived in Jerusalem and the city is being covered in white. Watch live as the snow falls on the Western Wall in the Old City.Arutz Sheva, 2/19/2015, 11:30 PM

Jerusalem Waits for Wintry Weekend's Snow

Rain and snow expected to fall steadily across all parts of Israel through the entire weekend; temperatures remain very low.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, Cynthia Blank, 2/19/2015, 10:20 AM

Israel Braces for Blizzard

Forecast predicts possible snowstorm Thursday and Friday in Jerusalem, North; schools, public institutions, emergency forces prepare.Tova Dvorin, 2/18/2015, 8:53 PM

Weather Report: Expect a Wintry Weekend

Rain, cold expected to dominate in north and center, with heavy air pollution continuing in Jerusalem and Negev through tonight.Cynthia Blank, 2/12/2015, 9:14 AM

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

New York's 'Monster Snowstorm' Underwhelms

Big Apple saved from highly touted snowstorm thanks to a veer to the east, after subway shut due to snow for first time ever.Ari Yashar, 1/27/2015, 8:39 PM

'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

Entrances to Tzfat, Golan Heights Roads Closed Off

Heavy snow in northern Israel blocks traffic in Galilee. Flooding shuts down section of Route 90 near Dead Sea.Arutz Sheva, 1/11/2015, 10:00 AM

How to Observe Shabbat in a Massive Snowstorm

IEC releases guidelines on how to cook and stay warm for Shabbat while avoiding malfunctions and electric fires.Nir Har-Zahav, Ari Yashar, 1/9/2015, 12:13 PM