Kinneret / Sea of Galilee

Kinneret just 20 centimeters from maximum capacity

Warm weather and light rainfall expected throughout Passover holiday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/13/2020, 10:12 AM

Rain expected in central and northern Israel

Kinneret rises 1 centimeter, more rain expected over weekend.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/10/2020, 8:12 AM

Israel braces for rainy Passover

Low temperatures, rainfall, and possible flooding expected for first days of Passover.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/8/2020, 10:48 AM

Kinneret continues to rise - but dam may not be opened

Kinneret water level continues to rise, but chance of opening Degania Dam this year is low - and the coming week is expected to be sunny.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/23/2020, 10:15 AM

Rain to pick up, with thunderstorms following

Kinneret water level reaches just 70.5 centimeters below upper red line as Israel braces for continued storms.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/13/2020, 10:30 AM

Kinneret lifeguard huts moved back to accommodate rising water levels

Hail, rain, expected over weekend in what Kinneret Authority says may bring lake to capacity.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/11/2020, 10:05 AM

Summer weather to continue until weekend

Kinneret water level continuing to rise - and winter isn't over just yet.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/3/2020, 8:42 AM

Rain expected over weekend

Sunny weather to turn cloudy and rainy overnight, forecasters say.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/28/2020, 10:56 AM

Thomas Friedman’s wacky new Mideast peace plan

A bizarre peace plan from the veteran NY Times advocate of failed peace plans, who never misses an opportunity to bash Israel and its government.Att'y Stephen M. Flatow, 2/26/2020, 12:15 AM

Kinneret water level continues to rise

Kinneret water level continues to rise, rainfall expected throughout the week.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/17/2020, 10:38 AM

Sea of Galilee climbs 3.5 centimeters

Kinneret level rises following rains and swelled streams. Sea of Galilee missing 116 centimeters of water to upper red line.Mordechai Sones, 2/13/2020, 12:01 PM

Kinneret water level has risen 1.2 meters since beginning of rainy season

Kinneret rises 2.5 cm in one day, bringing water level to just 142 cm below upper red line.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/3/2020, 8:50 AM

Despite lack of rain, the Kinneret's water level continues to rise

With the Kinneret's water level just over 1.5 meters from upper red line, Israel's Water Authority announces increased pumping rate.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/27/2020, 10:04 AM

Snow and more snow: Hermon site opens tomorrow for visitors and skiers

Snow level on lower level about 90 cm and top about 130 cm. Site team working hard to clear traffic routes.Mordechai Sones, 1/21/2020, 4:24 PM

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

Kinneret just two meters away from maximum capacity

When the rain is on leave: Israel turns sunny for half a week before clouds are expected to gather again.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/14/2020, 11:12 AM

Sea of Galilee jumps 23 cm in one day

With an 80 cm increase since the rainy season, the Sea of Galilee currently stands at 211 meters and 10 cm below sea level.Elisheva Lavi, 1/9/2020, 11:03 AM

Kinneret rises nine centimeters in one day, 51 since beginning of winter

Rain, hail, and flooding expected to continue after rainy weekend.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/6/2020, 9:25 AM

Kinneret rises additional 3 centimeters

After a rainy weekend, temperatures expected to rise, with rainfall continuing in northern Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/29/2019, 10:56 AM

Kinneret rise continues, reaching 16 centimeters

Continued rainfall brings Kinneret to just 2.8 meters below upper red line.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/28/2019, 6:08 PM

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

Kinneret rises half a centimeter in one day

Forecasters predict hail, together with rains and flooding throughout the week.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/10/2019, 9:12 AM

Why Kinneret's new record low is good for Israel

Israel's largest freshwater reservoir falls by just 23.5 inches during summer - the lowest summer decline on record.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/5/2019, 2:59 PM

Watch: Police rescue two men stranded in Kinneret

Police patrol boat units rescue two men stranded in middle of Kinneret after the motor of their boat broke down.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/31/2019, 8:24 PM

Kinneret rose 11 centimeters in May

Dead Sea level still dropping, but less than last year.Orly Harari, 6/4/2019, 2:08 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

'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