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NYC Hatzalah crew runs 1.2 miles in waist-deep water to aid trapped woman in labor

NYC Hatzalah crew runs 1.2 miles in waist-deep water to aid trapped woman in labor

A healthy baby was safely delivered by Hatzalah on a flooded NYC highway in the middle of Wednesday's historic rainfall.Dan Verbin, 02/09/2021 21:19
At least 24 dead in New York, New Jersey floods

At least 24 dead in New York, New Jersey floods

Authorities say many victims drowned in basement apartments which were flooded by remnants of Hurricane Ida.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/09/2021 19:36
Torah scrolls rescued from flooded Williamsburg, NY synagogue by Hatzalah

Torah scrolls rescued from flooded Williamsburg, NY synagogue by Hatzalah

After being rescued from basement entrance, Torah scrolls were unrolled on tables to dry out and remove any chance of further damage.Dan Verbin, 02/09/2021 17:13
At least 6 dead in New York City, New Jersey flooding

At least 6 dead in New York City, New Jersey flooding

Four people have drowned in NYC basements; another two people died, one after being trapped in a submerged car near Passaic River.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/09/2021 11:38
Tropical Depression Henri floods Chabad headquarters

Tropical Depression Henri floods Chabad headquarters

Hurricane Henri downgrades to tropical depression, flooding '770' Chabad Lubavitch headquarters and leaving at least 135,000 without power.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/08/2021 13:27
N. Korea: COVID, flooding & sanctions but 'No' to outside help

N. Korea: COVID, flooding & sanctions but 'No' to outside help

North Korea’s cited a 'triple whammy' COVID-19 resurgence, economic sanctions, and major flooding but continues turning its back on help.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/08/2021 12:58
Watch: Strong winds tear roof off Chinese building

Watch: Strong winds tear roof off Chinese building

Severe storms ripped off the entire roof off a building in China as heavy rains and flooding swept the country.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/07/2021 12:23
Watch: Worst flooding in half a century leaves thousands missing

Watch: Worst flooding in half a century leaves thousands missing

Thousands remain missing and hundreds dead after 3-months worth of rain falls in just 24 hours time.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/07/2021 21:33
30 missing, at least six dead, in Germany floods

30 missing, at least six dead, in Germany floods

Six homes collapse due to flooding in Germany, police say.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/07/2021 10:07
Watch: 150 feared dead in India after glacier crashes into dam

Watch: 150 feared dead in India after glacier crashes into dam

As many as 150 feared dead in India after glacier breaks apart, sweeping away a hydroelectric dam and causing mass flooding.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/02/2021 21:05
Flooding at Tel Aviv IDF bases

Flooding at Tel Aviv IDF bases

Floods damage buildings and IT systems; fire fighters dealt with 139 floods last night and today, most in central and Sharon areas.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/11/2020 14:14
Watch: Due to rains, Nahal Yaelim flows over

Watch: Due to rains, Nahal Yaelim flows over

Rainfall led to flooding in Nahal Yaelim that flows from Arad through Judean Desert, spills into Dead Sea 5 km north of the Dead Sea hotels.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/05/2020 22:34
Roads flooded in Israel's southern Arava region

Roads flooded in Israel's southern Arava region

Arava Regional Council closes schools due to heavy rainfall and flooding.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/02/2020 11:41
Three aircraft will be non-operational for two to three months

Three aircraft will be non-operational for two to three months

Five of eight aircraft damaged by flooding at Hatzor Base will be back in service in the next few days, a senior IAF official says.Kobi Finkler, 21/01/2020 23:37
Nature and Parks Authority warns: Avoid entering streams until water level drops

Nature and Parks Authority warns: Avoid entering streams until water level drops

Nature and Parks Authority warns of collapse of riverbanks after forecasters predict cold, rain, and flooding.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/01/2020 20:41
Air Force Commander sets up team to investigate Hatzor flooding

Air Force Commander sets up team to investigate Hatzor flooding

Major General Norkin notes incident did not coincide with expectations, stressing importance to research, learn, and apply lessons.Mordechai Sones, 14/01/2020 19:41
IAF official: 'We made a mistake when we didn't evacuate these Air Force bases'

IAF official: 'We made a mistake when we didn't evacuate these Air Force bases'

Senior IAF official says base which flooded should've been among those evacuated prior to storm.Kobi Finkler, 13/01/2020 08:47
Israeli Air Force fighter jets suffer damage in winter flooding

Israeli Air Force fighter jets suffer damage in winter flooding

Israeli Air Force fighter jets damaged after hangars flooded during winter storms. Damage could cost millions to repair.David Rosenberg, 12/01/2020 20:58
Israeli PM visits family of man who tried to save people from flood

Israeli PM visits family of man who tried to save people from flood

Prime Minister and three senior government ministers pay condolence call to family of man who drowned while trying to save family from floodArutz Sheva Staff, 12/01/2020 17:28
Elevator drowning victims tried to call for help as water rose

Elevator drowning victims tried to call for help as water rose

Police reveal couple who drowned in Tel Aviv elevator attempted to call for help, but the call did not go through.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/01/2020 10:58
Man who drowned trying to rescue family laid to rest

Man who drowned trying to rescue family laid to rest

Nahayiya mayor eulogizes Moti Ben Shabbat. 'He was a hero of our city and of the entire country.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/01/2020 16:09
Rivlin: "There are Heroes in Israel" to Ben Shabbat family

Rivlin: "There are Heroes in Israel" to Ben Shabbat family

State President Reuven Rivlin, sent a letter of condolence to Ben Shabbat family. The late Moti Ben Shabbat drowned after attempting to rescElisheva Lavi, 09/01/2020 15:51
Recent heavy rainfall leads to flooding in Judean Desert, makes way to Dead Sea

Recent heavy rainfall leads to flooding in Judean Desert, makes way to Dead Sea

Recent heavy rainfall causes flooding descending from the Judean Desert to the Dead Sea.Elisheva Lavi, 09/01/2020 12:54
Nahariya: Schools and roads close due to flooding

Nahariya: Schools and roads close due to flooding

Education Ministry closes local schools after kindergarten floods in northern Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/01/2020 14:58
Will the coming rain bring about a return of the floods?

Will the coming rain bring about a return of the floods?

As rain spreads throughout Israel, cities and streams are at renewed risk of flooding.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/01/2020 08:49
Man found dead in car carried away by flash flood

Man found dead in car carried away by flash flood

Flash floods claim another victim, after man found dead in car which had been carried away by flood waters.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/01/2020 07:32
Tel Aviv Mayor rejects criticism of city's drainage system

Tel Aviv Mayor rejects criticism of city's drainage system

Ron Huldai on claims that poor infrastructure led to elevator disaster: The drainage in the south is just as good as in the north.Ben Ariel, 06/01/2020 03:59
How to survive if you're caught in a flood

How to survive if you're caught in a flood

Fire & Rescue Services issued instructions on how to how to exercise caution during flooding and stormy weather.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/01/2020 22:01
Searches underway after man carried off by flash flood near Zichron Yaakov

Searches underway after man carried off by flash flood near Zichron Yaakov

Emergency teams dispatched to Shfeya Youth Village near Zichron Yaakov, after man reportedly carried off by flash flood.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/01/2020 20:10
Tel Aviv Elevator Disaster: 'Extremely rare incident by any measure'

Tel Aviv Elevator Disaster: 'Extremely rare incident by any measure'

The copious amounts of rain in the Tel Aviv area led to a complete collapse of the drainage system, resulting in 2 tragic deaths.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/01/2020 17:16
Two people dead after Tel Aviv elevator floods

Two people dead after Tel Aviv elevator floods

Man and woman declared dead after elevator floods in Tel Aviv.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/01/2020 18:29
14-year-old boy swept away by flood in Yarka area of northern Israel

14-year-old boy swept away by flood in Yarka area of northern Israel

Witnesses say the boy was riding an ATV when it flipped over and was swept away by the heavy floods. Rescue services fear for his life.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/12/2019 14:17
Watch: Ashkelon hit by heavy flooding

Watch: Ashkelon hit by heavy flooding

Heavy rains lead to flash floods in coastal city of Ashkelon, hitting homes and forcing road closures.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/12/2019 08:18
Watch: Flooding at Rambam Hospital

Watch: Flooding at Rambam Hospital

Explosion in water pipe causes water to leak into corridors of hospital.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/11/2019 14:23
Watch: Flooding at Nahal Tzin blocks road

Watch: Flooding at Nahal Tzin blocks road

Following heavy rains, water flows copiously in Judean Desert streams, leading to trail closures and blockage of roads.Hezki Baruch, 27/10/2019 11:52
Watch: Flooding in Nahal Zin

Watch: Flooding in Nahal Zin

Surprise rains bring flooding to southern streams, including Nahal Zin in the Negev.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/10/2019 11:35
Watch: Queens subway flooded

Watch: Queens subway flooded

Rushing water breaks through wall at a Queens subway station, knocking one rider onto his backGary Willig, 18/07/2019 22:52
Strong chance of flooding in eastern, southern Israel

Strong chance of flooding in eastern, southern Israel

Rainfall, cold weather, expected to continue throughout the week.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/03/2019 12:19
Watch: Flash flood at Masada

Watch: Flash flood at Masada

Heavy rains in southern Israel overnight lead to flooding in Dead Sea and Judean Desert.Aviad Even-Hen, 25/03/2019 11:29
Rain, hail, expected across Israel

Rain, hail, expected across Israel

Israel braces for another week of winter as forecasters predict flooding and hail.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/03/2019 09:35
Watch: Dramatic rescue in Jerusalem's Nahal Arazim

Watch: Dramatic rescue in Jerusalem's Nahal Arazim

Two trapped persons rescued from roofs of vehicles after protracted efforts in cooperation with fire department, police, and rescue units.Mordechai Sones, 28/02/2019 13:33
Watch: Rivers and streams flow copiously after rain

Watch: Rivers and streams flow copiously after rain

Nahal Hanegev, Judean Desert and Arava come alive following rains since yesterday. Rain will continue intermittently over weekend.Mordechai Sones, 07/02/2019 12:29
Watch: Two cars carried off in flash flood in northern Israel

Watch: Two cars carried off in flash flood in northern Israel

Three people rescued after flash flood carries off car near creek where IDF soldier was killed in flood.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/01/2019 10:53
Teen carried away by flash flood found - in critical condition

Teen carried away by flash flood found - in critical condition

Teenager who disappeared after flash flood hit near Karmiel in northern Israel is found in critical condition.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/01/2019 08:38
Flooding: Dad, kids rescued by boat

Flooding: Dad, kids rescued by boat

A father and three children were rescued from their flooded car at Kfar Chabad. Emergency services evacuated 25 families near Lod.Arutz Sheva, 07/12/2018 14:13
Dozens of children rescued from Rehovot kindergarten

Dozens of children rescued from Rehovot kindergarten

Storm and rain since morning causes flooding and traffic jams across country.Mordechai Sones, 06/12/2018 12:33
4-year-old boy drowns after floods hit southern Israel

4-year-old boy drowns after floods hit southern Israel

Boy falls into flooded river near Negev town, drowning.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/10/2018 16:34
Danger of flooding in southern Judean Desert

Danger of flooding in southern Judean Desert

Rain is expected to fall and fill the riverbeds the southern Judean Desert and Arava area. Public warned to stay away.Arutz Sheva, 19/10/2018 15:17
All children rescued from flooded Thailand cave

All children rescued from flooded Thailand cave

All 12 children and their soccer coach successfully extracted from flooded cave after daring 3-day rescue mission.Gary Willig, 10/07/2018 16:02
Four more children rescued from flooded Thai cave

Four more children rescued from flooded Thai cave

8 of 12 children trapped in flooded cave in Thailand rescued. 4 more children and their soccer coach remain in cave.Gary Willig, 09/07/2018 15:55
Truck driver's body found in Arava

Truck driver's body found in Arava

After days searching with many forces participating, body located in Naot Hakikar area. Notice given to driver's family.Mordechai Sones, 03/05/2018 12:41
'An utter disgrace'

'An utter disgrace'

PM slams behavior of Israeli-Arab soccer fans following report by Arutz Sheva on booing during moment of silence for teens killed in flood.David Rosenberg, 29/04/2018 15:56
Floods kill two children in Hevron

Floods kill two children in Hevron

Children in PA-controlled sector of Hevron killed in flood hours after 10 Israeli teens killed in flash flood.David Rosenberg, 27/04/2018 14:53
Chilling prediction: 'We're all going to die'

Chilling prediction: 'We're all going to die'

Text messages sent by students who took part in fateful hike Thursday reveal predictions of disaster. 'I'm serious, we're going to die'.David Rosenberg, 26/04/2018 20:48
Bus flips over near scene of flash flood that killed 9

Bus flips over near scene of flash flood that killed 9

Hours after flash flood hit group of student hikers, killing 9, bus knocked over in southern Israel by flood waters.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/04/2018 20:12
Hail and floods in the Negev

Hail and floods in the Negev

Inclement weather strikes most of country. Severe flooding causes road, highway closures.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/04/2018 16:48
Rain and storms in Israel, with snow on Mount Hermon

Rain and storms in Israel, with snow on Mount Hermon

Kinneret rises 2 centimeters as storm rages through Israel, bringing cold, rain, and a high chance of flooding.Chana Roberts, 05/01/2018 09:54