Kinneret / Sea of Galilee

'No fishing' sign submerged in Kinneret rising waters

Sea of Galilee continues to rise, covering sign forbidding fishing in Capernaum.Mordechai Sones, 4/9/2019, 7:04 PM

Kinneret rises 6 centimeters overnight

Kinneret rises 6 centimeters overnight, for a total of 27 centimeters since Friday. Rain expected to continue.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/3/2019, 11:41 AM

Kinneret rises additional 10 centimeters

Sea of Galilee rises additional 10 centimeters, for a total of 21 cm since weekend.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/2/2019, 1:50 PM

Kinneret rises 11 centimeters in 24 hours

Sea of Galilee continues to rise, April showers expected to continue.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/1/2019, 10:03 AM

Kinneret rises 6.5 centimeters in one day

Precipitation raises Kinneret's water level 6.5 centimeters in 24 hours, but experts expect rise to slow in coming days.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/18/2019, 5:13 PM

Northern streams flow towards Kinneret

Watch: Streams rush towards the Sea of Galilee, which rose 7.5 cm over the weekend. Summer weather will return to Israel on Monday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/17/2019, 10:30 AM

Kinneret level rises 7.5 cm over weekend

Since start of season, Kinneret has risen by one meter and 87cm, but also lacked 3.97 meters as of beginning of March. More rain expected.Mordechai Sones, 3/3/2019, 3:19 PM

Kinneret level rises 6 cm within 24 hours

Rain to continue as snow falls on Mount Hermon. By afternoon snow on high northern mountains. During night, rains and winds will weaken.Mordechai Sones, 2/28/2019, 10:18 AM

Drought expected for sixth year in a row

Water Authority chairman warns of economic, ecological effects of continuing drought. 'Climate crisis already here.'Gary Willig, 8/26/2018, 7:35 PM

Kinneret swimmers swept hundreds of meters and rescued

Police report long list of Sea of Galilee swimmers drifting far from coast, urge visitors to follow recommendations to prevent disasters.Mordechai Sones, 8/5/2018, 11:55 AM

Watch: Youths rescued in Kinneret after boating mishap

Four youths pulled to safety after their inflatable raft was pulled away from beach by strong waves.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/29/2018, 9:15 AM

Israel approves $30 million plan to counter 5-year drought

Plan would include pumping of desalinated water into Kinneret (Sea of Galilee) to replenish Israel's reservoir.JTA, 6/10/2018, 10:09 PM

Water Authority: February 2018 was an arid month

Water Authority says Israel has a deficit of 2.5 billion cubic meters, Kinneret water level still half a meter below lower red line.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/5/2018, 4:31 PM

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

Rain and storms in Israel, with snow on Mount Hermon

Kinneret rises 2 centimeters as storm rages through Israel, bringing cold, rain, and a high chance of flooding.Chana Roberts, 1/5/2018, 9:54 AM

Water Authority to farmers: We have no water left for you

Water Authority welcomes approaching rainstorm but notes December was particularly bleak after four consecutive drought years.Mordechai Sones, 1/4/2018, 4:36 PM

Kinneret's water level rises one centimeter

Mount Hermon closes to visitors as rain and snow fall in Israel's north.Chana Roberts, 1/1/2018, 10:49 AM

Israel receives first rains during Sukkot holiday

Israel's north, center, and northern Negev receive rain on Monday, temperatures for the week remain below seasonal average.Chana Roberts, 10/9/2017, 9:48 AM

'If next winter is arid, we're going to have a huge problem'

Water Authority warns continued drought may render Kinneret undrinkable, destroy ecosystem.Benny Tucker, 9/8/2017, 7:47 AM

Near-drowning victim dies

Hospital unable to save girl who arrived in critical condition after nearly drowning in Kinneret.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/31/2017, 1:19 PM

'Kinneret water flow worst ever'

Natural water state continues deterioration despite increased desalination, reveals Knesset debate on natural water reservoir preservation.Mordechai Sones, 6/27/2017, 9:09 PM

Israel Dog Unit essential in search for drowned man in Kinneret

Dogs floated on rafts aided divers and navy sonar, ultimately detected body.Mordechai Sones, 6/20/2017, 4:37 PM

Search for missing Israeli continues

Israeli authorities search Kinneret (Sea of Galilee) for missing Petah Tikva man.Orly Harari, 6/18/2017, 11:45 AM

Kinneret reaches record low

May sees more water evaporate from Kinneret than flow into it.Yedidya Ben-Or, 6/4/2017, 10:20 AM

Drought damage: 30% rise in salinity of the Kinneret

Annual report finds that the salinity of the Kinneret has jumped up by about 30% in the past 5 years.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/30/2017, 7:51 AM

Bodies of two of the missing found in Kinneret

Search teams find two bodies, continue searching for third.Reut Hadar, 4/17/2017, 11:03 PM

Israel Police look into lead from one of the searching ships

Sonar-equipped ship finds information possibly related to search for 3 missing Israelis, police investigate.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/17/2017, 9:47 PM

Police commisioner: Missing Israelis probably no longer alive

Search and rescue forces continue searching for three missing Israelis, despite expectations that they are no longer alive.Ido Ben Porat, 4/16/2017, 12:19 PM

Israel Navy to aid search for missing Israelis

Defense Minister orders submarines, naval ships to Kinneret to aid search for three Israelis missing since Wednesday.Hezki Baruch, 4/16/2017, 10:04 AM

Search underway for 2 people swept up in Kinneret

21-year-old and 17-year-old float away on sea mattresses at Kinneret's Lebanon Beach. Police scouring water and beaches.Mordechai Sones, 4/12/2017, 5:18 PM

Towards winter's end, Kinneret stops rising

Kinneret still measures 2.2 inches below lower red line.Shlomo Pyutrikovsky, 3/19/2017, 1:49 PM

Winter weather returns to Israel

Israel expected to have rainy week, Kinneret rises to only 30 cm below lower red line.Shlomo Pyutrikovsky, 2/12/2017, 8:23 AM

Kinneret rises half a centimeter per day

Near winter's end, Kinneret water level still 35 cm below lower red line, rainy weather expected to return on Thursday.Shlomo Pyotrovsky, 2/6/2017, 12:45 PM

Kinneret rises 3 centimeters during weekend rains

Winter storms raise Kinneret level by 3cm, Hermon opens to visitors.Shlomo Pyutrikovsky, 1/29/2017, 10:03 AM

Kinneret stays low despite winter rains

Kinneret at lowest since January 2012 despite heavy winter rains.Shlomo Pyutrikovsky, 1/2/2017, 1:37 PM

Report: Kinneret rose 23 centimeters in December

Kinneret water level measures 61 centimeters below lower red line.Shlomo Pyutrikovsky, 1/1/2017, 7:54 AM

Israeli farmers thankful for winter storms

Israeli farmers hope winter continues to be rainy, glad rain doesn't depend on Israeli government.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/26/2016, 12:15 PM

90 year-low in Jordan River causing drop in Sea of Galilee

Lack of precipitation over past couple of years causes problems at the Sea of Galilee. Authority implementing measures to cope with drought.ILTV, 11/7/2016, 12:34 PM

Swimming the Kinneret to Aid Special Needs Young Adults

The annual women's swimathon to aid the mainstreaming of young adults with special needs will take place on Friday.Rochel Sylvetsky, 5/27/2014, 1:02 AM

Good News From Lake Kinneret As Water Level Continues to Rise

Good news for the Land of Israel as the water level of Lake Kinneret, slowly inches its way to maximum capacity for the first time in years.Chana Ya'ar, 2/10/2013, 3:23 PM