Stormy weather:
Dozens of children rescued from Rehovot kindergarten

Storm and rain since morning causes flooding and traffic jams across country.

Mordechai Sones ,

Road closed in Yavneh, today
Road closed in Yavneh, today
Police Spokesman

The stormy weather in Israel today is causing flooding across the country. In the city of Rehovot, on The 5th of Iyar Street, a compound with three kindergartens was flooded.

Firefighters from the local station rescued about 50 children and a number of kindergarten teachers with two rubber dinghys.

Yavne Street, Hayarkon Street, and Nahal Snir Street were blocked in the industrial area of the city because of flooding on the road. Police are there to direct traffic.

In Tel Aviv large puddles formed on Allenby Street and the streets nearby. The Azrieli junction also became congested due to a traffic light malfunction caused by the rain.

In Rishon Letzion and Bat Yam residents reported flooding in several neighborhoods. Municipal teams in both cases assisted the residents.

Tzfat, today
Flash 90
Heavy rains in Tzfat, today
Flash 90