Kinneret rises 10 cm over weekend

Sea of Galilee rises 104 centimeters so far this winter, an unusually high amount for this point in the season.

Arutz Sheva Staff ,

The Kinneret (Sea of Galilee)
The Kinneret (Sea of Galilee)
Israel Water Authority

The Kinneret (Sea of Galilee) rose 10 centimeters over the weekend and now sits at 211 meters and 86 centimeters below sea level, according to figures published by the Israel Water Authority Sunday.

The current level is 2 meters and 14 centimeters above the lower red line, and 2 meters and 4 centimeters below the upper red line at which the Kinneret would be considered "full."

Since the beginning of the rainy season this year, the Kinneret has so far risen by 104 centimeters, a relatively large increase at this stage of the winter.

The weather today will be partly cloudy to cloudy. During the day, isolated showers are expected in the north In the evening the rain will gradually spread to the center of the country. There will be no significant change in temperatures. At night it will be partly cloudy to cloudy. Local rainfall is expected in the north and center.

Tomorrow the weather will be partly cloudy. Light rain is expected in the north and center. Temperatures will rise slightly.

On Tuesday the weather will be partly cloudy. Temperatures will rise to seasonal averages.

On Wednesday there will be a further increase in temperatures. Temperatures will be slightly higher than usual for the season. In the north and in the mountains strong easterly winds will blow.