Fire near Negohot, residents evacuated from their homes

Netanyahu says that he intends to implement the recommendations to improve the firefighting system this year.Yoni Kempinski, 5/24/2019, 1:02 PM

Residents evacuated due to fires can return home

Italy, Croatia, Greece and Cyprus agree to send firefighting aircraft to help Israel take control of the raging fires.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/24/2019, 9:40 AM

Extreme heat wave towards end of week

On Lag Ba'omer, bonfire holiday, temperatures expected to hit 104F prompt general bonfire ban.Chana Roberts, 5/21/2019, 12:29 PM

Will the Fire and Rescue Authority ban all Lag Ba'omer bonfires?

Heat wave may force Fire and Rescue Authority to ban all bonfires, due to the risk of flames spreading out of control.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/20/2019, 1:51 PM

No fires in public parks on Lag B'Omer due to heat wave

Lag B'Omer, a day when Israelis and Jews worldwide traditionally light bonfires, is on Wednesday night and Thursday of this week.Sara Rubenstein, 5/19/2019, 11:00 PM

Heat wave conditions continue on Friday, relief on Shabbat

The weather is expected to be back to normal for the season on Saturday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/17/2019, 9:18 AM

Summer lingers on - but not for long

Despite the heat, we're starting to feel a drop in temperatures and the rains will come.Mordechai Sones, 10/2/2018, 5:01 PM

Japan heatwave declared 'natural disaster'

Sixty-five people dead in one week as temperatures reach 'unprecedented' highs.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/24/2018, 12:35 PM

Heat wave hits Israel

Health Ministry warns Israelis to keep hydrated, stay indoors, after forecast calls for temperatures reaching into the high 90s.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/24/2018, 10:48 AM

Hot summers

Rabbi Yisrael Lipkin of Salant said that all luxuries eventually become necessities, and this certainly has proven to be the case regarding air conditioning here in Israel.Rabbi Berel Wein, 5/29/2018, 2:56 PM

Heat wave to end - but temperatures will stay high

Israel's heat wave breaks - but resumes towards weekend.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/23/2018, 11:07 AM

Heat wave to continue throughout Shavuot holiday

Heat wave will continue until early next week, meteorologists warn.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/18/2018, 9:30 AM

Preparing for holiday, Israelis wait for heat wave

Heat wave to hit Israel towards weekend, with the hot weather continuing into the Shavuot holiday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/16/2018, 12:49 PM

Female hiker suffers heat stroke

MDA reports 256 people have been treated after fainting during summer heatwave.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/4/2017, 6:34 PM

Israel's summer strikes with a continuous heat wave

As heat waves strike Israel from north to south, now's the perfect time to let the sun dry your laundry, and put moisture back into the air:Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/4/2017, 11:49 AM

Sandstorm to break by Sunday evening

Meteorologists expect sandstorm to break by evening, warn Israelis not to spend too much time outside.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/12/2017, 7:27 AM

Heat wave begins to wane

After record-breaking Monday, pleasant temperatures to return for the rest of the week.Tova Dvorin, 5/16/2016, 8:23 PM

Heat wave sparks large fires in Jerusalem

Fires in Ramot, Givat Shaul cause damage, but no injuries, in second day of fire frenzy.Tova Dvorin, 5/16/2016, 5:42 PM

Dozens suffer heat stroke as temperatures top 46°C

Construction workers particularly prone, experts warn, as temperatures top 50°C (122°F) in cranes.Tova Dvorin, 5/16/2016, 4:12 PM

Heat wave hasn't peaked yet

Despite record-breaking temperatures Sunday, Monday and Tuesday are to bring the peak of the heat.Ari Yashar, 5/16/2016, 8:41 AM

Record-breaking heat sparks multiple brushfires

Temperatures top 114°F in Eilat; dozens of fires leave firefighting crews scrambling nationwide.Tova Dvorin, 5/15/2016, 6:30 PM

Forecast: Pleasant today, heat tomorrow

After Sunday’s heat wave temperatures significantly drop, will rise again on Tuesday.Shoshana Miskin, 5/2/2016, 8:03 AM

Nationwide: Firefighters contain multiple brushfires

Dozens of fires throughout Tuesday attributed to heat wave, tourism influx.Tova Dvorin, 4/26/2016, 6:41 PM

Firefighters battle raging forest fires as heatwave blazes on

Firefighters struggling to contain blazes in Western Galil, Gan Yavne, Emek Yizrael.Tova Dvorin, 4/26/2016, 4:30 PM

Weekend heat wave descends upon Israel

Temperatures are to soar on Friday and Shabbat, but the hot streak won't last long into next week.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/8/2016, 8:57 AM

February heat wave exacerbates drought in Israel

Three years of hotter-than-usual Februarys in a row, coupled with an ongoing drought have hit Israel's water supply.David Rosenberg, 3/3/2016, 10:14 AM

Early spring heat wave reaches a peak

Recent hot streak to peak on Wednesday accompanied by haze, but temperatures are to fall significantly starting tonight.Ari Yashar, 3/2/2016, 8:28 AM

Summer makes a surprise visit in full force

Coastal region to hit 30° C (86° F), as heat rises on Tuesday, peaks Wednesday and builds through to Friday.Ari Yashar, 2/13/2016, 9:50 PM

Forecast: Heat wave headed to Israel

Winter schminter. Along with sunny skies, temperatures in Israel to reach nearly 80°F at the start of next week.Cynthia Blank, 2/11/2016, 7:52 AM

'Hottest Yom Kippur In a Decade' Expected

Temperatures will soar Wednesday - testing the mettle of the millions of Israelis who will be fasting on Yom Kippur,Moshe Cohen, 9/22/2015, 12:13 AM

Israel Prepares for Third Heat Wave of the Summer

Heat will reach its peak on Sunday with temperatures ranging from low 90s to low 100s across Israel.Cynthia Blank, 8/16/2015, 10:03 AM

18-Year-Old Soldier Dies of Heat Stroke in Jerusalem's Old City

IDF establishes investigative committee to look into death of new recruit, as heat wave wreaks havoc nation-wide in several near disasters.Ari Yashar, 8/4/2015, 7:13 PM

Israel Reaches New Electricity Record

Just 800 MW left in reserves as Israelis battle 100F temperatures.Tova Dvorin, 8/3/2015, 5:39 PM

Heat Wave Causes Millions in Damage to Israeli Crops

Regional heat wave hits Israel, with 250 notifications of agricultural damage received in a day and more predicted on the way.Yedidya Ben-Or, 8/3/2015, 1:56 PM

Apocalpytic Iran Heat Wave Nearly Breaks World Record

Iranians experiencing some of the hottest temperatures 'ever endured by humankind,' as heat index hits 164 degrees (73 C).Ari Yashar, 8/3/2015, 8:17 AM

Steinitz: Electricity, Water Critical to Israel's Survival

Israel's electric consumption hit an all-time on Wednesday, with 11,334 megawatts of power passing through the company's lines.Yaakov Levi, 5/27/2015, 10:31 PM

Over 1,100 Die in Brutal Indian Heat Wave

India suffers from days of sweltering hot spell, with lethal temperatures reaching records of over 47 C (117 F).Ari Yashar, 5/27/2015, 10:53 AM

Heat Wave Hits Peak, Breaks 2015 Records

Don't go outside if you can avoid it - temperatures over 40 degrees C (104 F) nationwide as Israel turns into an oven.Ari Yashar, 5/27/2015, 8:47 AM

Searing Heat Wave Headed to Israel Wednesday

Temperatures will build to a peak on Wednesday, which will be close to or over 100°F across Israel, before cooling down Friday.Yishai Karov, 5/25/2015, 10:56 PM

American Tourist Dies after Fall at Masada

20-year-old woman pronounced dead after falling 8 meters; elsewhere, 50 tourists struck by heatwave receive emergency treatment.Reut Hadar, 5/19/2015, 4:06 PM

Israel Suffers First Extreme Heat Wave of the Season

Temperatures rise into the upper 30s (90s Fahrenheit) and low 40s (100s) as a heavy heat permeates across Israel on Monday.Cynthia Blank, 5/18/2015, 7:52 AM

Days After Snow, Heat Wave Broils Israel

Mt. Hermon got unseasonable snow last Friday, but today a heat wave is burning up the country amid heavy haze, with Eilat reaching 108 F.Ari Yashar, 4/29/2015, 12:26 PM

Heat Wave to Hit Wednesday

Hot weather will last through Yom Kippur holiday - Health Ministry issues warning for the elderly.Maayana Miskin, 9/10/2013, 4:34 PM

Forecast: Heat Wave on Sabbath

Temperatures to continue to rise over the weekend., 5/17/2013, 11:53 AM

TA Marathon (Partially) Postponed, Due to Heat

With a heat wave hitting Israel, the main event of the Tel Aviv Marathon, scheduled for Friday, will be postponed for at least a weekDavid Lev, 3/12/2013, 10:13 PM