Dust Storm

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Flights out of Ben Gurion temporarily halted

Flights out of Ben Gurion temporarily halted

Dust storms expected to continue over next two days, along with strong winds, thunderstorms and rain.Cynthia Blank, 04/11/2015 18:23
Heavy winds, haze shutter Eilat airport

Heavy winds, haze shutter Eilat airport

Air pollution 15-25 times higher than normal on Wednesday, downing trees and reducing visibility.Tova Dvorin, 04/11/2015 11:18
Israel Braces for First Rains

Israel Braces for First Rains

Rains and local thunderstorms expected throughout Israel, amid fears of water contamination and electrical malfunctions.Shlomo Pyotrkovsky, 21/09/2015 09:35
Rare Heat Lightning Bedazzles Jerusalem, Dead Sea

Rare Heat Lightning Bedazzles Jerusalem, Dead Sea

'We've never seen anything like this': stunned locals report odd lightning at end of Rosh Hashanah, as rains appear to be on their way.Ari Yashar, Reut Hadar, 16/09/2015 16:24
Sand Storm Still Suffocating Until Rosh Hashanah

Sand Storm Still Suffocating Until Rosh Hashanah

Massive storm enters fourth day, with flights still affected and health warnings in place due to high particulates and temperatures.Ari Yashar, 11/09/2015 09:35
Dust Begins to 'Settle' Over Israel, But Not Gone

Dust Begins to 'Settle' Over Israel, But Not Gone

Israelis should not expect clear skies until right before Rosh Hashana early next week.Moshe Cohen, 10/09/2015 07:45
80% Increase in Dust Storm-Related Injuries

80% Increase in Dust Storm-Related Injuries

Magen David Adom urges public to stay alert, indoors as over 600 people treated during dust storm; temperatures at record highs.Tova Dvorin, 09/09/2015 23:15
Over 255 Israelis Treated Amid Major Dust Storm

Over 255 Israelis Treated Amid Major Dust Storm

Magen David Adom paramedics provided medical treatment on Tuesday to hundreds of Israelis suffering from asthma, heart disease.Cynthia Blank, 08/09/2015 18:54
Heavy Dust Storms Envelop Israel

Heavy Dust Storms Envelop Israel

Most of Israel faces heavy air pollution from dust. Government warns against excessive outdoor activity.Matt Wanderman, 08/09/2015 09:42
Largest Storms in Century Roll Back into Dust Bowl

Largest Storms in Century Roll Back into Dust Bowl

Massive dust storms – the largest in a century -- are rolling back into America's Dust Bowl, bringing destructive "haboobs."Chana Ya'ar, 01/08/2012 12:16
Massive Sand Storm Hits the Negev; Snow Hits North

Massive Sand Storm Hits the Negev; Snow Hits North

A massive sand storm hit the Negev Desert Wednesday, prompting a health warning from the Environmental Protection Ministry.Chana Ya'ar, 29/02/2012 15:45