Rescue helicopter (file)
Rescue helicopter (file)Ofer Zidon/Flash90

Police and rescue units are still searching in the southern Dead Sea area for a truck driver who went missing Friday, a police spokesman said.

The missing driver is believed to have been washed away in flash floods.

Over 250 policeman, patrol units, search and rescue units, Border Police and police helicopter units are involved in the search, which is still ongoing.

Police called on the public to stay away from areas that are still at risk of flash floods.

Roads in the southern Dead Sea area remain closed, and police units are preventing from vehicles entering the area.