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Weather: Partly cloudy today, rain tomorrow

Rain is expected to fall in the early morning, mainly along the coastal plain.

Weather: Partly cloudy today, rain tomorrow

Watch: 'Regular leaking incident' as ceiling collapses in China

Authorities said a ceiling collapsing on students at a classroom in central China’s Hubei province was a 'regular leaking accident.'

Watch: 'Regular leaking incident' as ceiling collapses in Chinaplayer

The rains of redemption

The rains of redemption

Hot summers

Hot summers

Record low rainfall in February

The Sea of Galilee rose by just 22 cm as opposed to an annual average of 60cm in the corresponding period.

Record low rainfall in February

Record-breaking rainfalls nationwide

One week's rain reaches five times national average for November; more than half of yearly quota reached in some areas.

Record-breaking rainfalls nationwide

Kinneret water level falling despite rain

Kinneret water level just above the lower red line; however, Israel's other water sources flourishing.

Kinneret water level falling despite rain

Winter storm sets record for rain

Heavy rain sets new record for October in the Sharon region; elsewhere, rain fulfilled yearly quota in two weeks.

Winter storm sets record for rain

Most of Israel at Annual Average Rainfall Levels

Wnter isn't over yet – and forecasters on Sunday amended their projections for later in the week, predicting a new major winter storm.

Most of Israel Already at Annual Average Rainfall Levels

'Great Storm' Brings Once-in-a-Decade Rainfall

Now that the 'great storm' is over, Israel is counting the numbers: the low temperatures, and the high precipitation numbers.

'Great Storm' Brings Once-in-a-Decade Low Temps, Rainfall

Photos: Unprecedented Rainfall Throughout Israel

Several inches of rain continue to fall from the Golan to the northern Negev Wednesday; rainbow spotted on Temple Mount.

In Pictures: Unprecedented Rainfall Throughout Israel

Biggest Winter Storm in 20 Years Causes Havoc

There were numerous casualties, both human and otherwise, due to the wild weather in Israel Wednesday.

Israel's Biggest Winter Storm in 20 Years Causes Havoc on Roads

Workers Struck by Lightning as Thunderstorms Rage

Heavy rainfall, lightning causes traffic issues nationwide, fire in Elkana; flash flood warnings in effect as winter in full swing.

Two Workers Struck by Lightning as Thunderstorms Rage

Heavy Floods Close Streets in Central Israel

One street collapses in Holon, leaving massive crater; flooding in several cities near Tel Aviv.

Heavy Floods Close Streets in Central Israel

Sea of Galilee Begins its Winter Climb

Yesterday's heavy rains bring welcome rise in levels at Israel's main water source - first increase in five months.

Sea of Galilee Begins its Winter Climb

Prayer Session for Rain at Western Wall in 9 Days

Chief Ashkenazic Rabbi David Lau announces a mass prayer to end Israel's drought, to coincide with the Fast of Esther.

Prayer Session for Rain at Western Wall, on Fast of Esther

Israel Facing Extreme Drought, Experts Concerned

Experts worry over driest year since 1927, as Kinneret reportedly loses four centimeters in February.

Israel Facing Extreme Drought, Experts Concerned

Warm, Sunny Weather to Return

Forecasters’ prediction of a quick end to brief rainy spell causes further concern for Israel’s water resources.

Warm, Sunny Weather to Return

Tel Aviv Marks Driest January on Record

Rain hits a record low in the Tel Aviv area. Jordan Valley without rainfall for the first time in nearly 60 years.

Tel Aviv Marks Driest January on Record

Expert: Lack of Rain ‘Cause for Concern’

Climate expert admits worry over relatively sparse rainfall.

Expert: Lack of Rain ‘Cause for Concern’

Forecast: Chilly, No Rain

Weather forecasters predict a largely rain-free week.

Forecast: Chilly, No Rain

Winter Weather to Continue to Tuesday

Rain to continue this week. Flood warnings in the south.

Winter Weather to Continue to Tuesday

Rainstorms Sunday, Flood Warning in Negev

Break in rainy weather expected Monday, Tuesday, but downpours to return in Wednesday storms.

Rainstorms Sunday, Flood Warning in Negev

Chief Rabbis Urge Jewish People to Pray for Rain

Rabbis Yitzhak Yosef, David Lau urge public in letter to pray for rain after weather remains sunny this year.

Chief Rabbis Urge Jewish People to Pray for Rain

Water Authority Worried: Kinneret Too High

After bountiful rains last winter, officials now worried that Israel may have too much water.

Water Authority Worried: Kinneret Too High

Forecast: Cloudy with Local Showers

Northern, central Israel may see the first showers of the rainy season. Police warn drivers to be cautious.

Forecast: Cloudy with Local Showers

Despite Rain, a Hard Winter for Farmers

Dry weather toward winter’s end means farmers expect a rough year.

Despite Rain, a Hard Winter for Farmers

Winter to Return for Brief Visit

Rain to return briefly Wednesday. Forecasters say this winter will not be unusual in terms of rain.

Winter to Return for Brief Visit

Kinneret Rises 10.5 Cm with More Winter Rain

Lake Kinneret (Sea of Galilee) is continuing to rise in what is being seen as the most bountiful rainy season in a decade.

Kinneret Rises 10.5 Centimeters with More Winter Rain

Kinneret Hits Halfway Point

The Kinneret is halfway between two “red lines,” one for dangerously low waters, the other for high waters.

Kinneret Hits Halfway Point

Kinneret Waters Continuing to Rise

The waters of Lake Kinneret (Sea of Galilee) are continuing to rise. In the past 24 hours, the level of the lake rose 2 cm.

Kinneret Waters Continuing to Rise

Storms Brought 200% of Seasonal Rainfall

The rainstorms that hit Israel over the past week are coming to a close, after joining the top five rainiest weeks in Israel’s history.

Storms Brought 200% of Seasonal Rainfall

Kinneret Set to Break 20-Year Record

The Water Authority is hopeful regarding the precipitation this winter, saying the Kinneret is set to break a record of almost 20 years.

Kinneret Set to Break 20-Year Record

Weather: Rain, Storms Friday

The weather will be stormy Friday. Rain is expected to abate by Saturday but return full force on Sunday.

Weather: Rain, Storms Friday

Rain Storm Causes Flooding in Eilat

Eilat flooded as heavy rain hits the usually sunny and warm tourist city.

Rain Storm Causes Flooding in Eilat

Israel Gets First Hint of Winter Rain

Rain falls from Negev to Golan as summer season ends. Forecast: more rain, storms.

Israel Gets First Hint of Winter Rain

Ahmadinejad Accuses West of Destroying Rain Clouds

Iranian President Ahmadinejad has accused the West of destroying his country’s rain clouds in an effort to bring about a drought.

Ahmadinejad Accuses the West of Destroying Iran's Rain Clouds

Lake Kinneret Still Rising

The water level in Lake Kinneret (Sea of Galilee) is still rising, even though there was little rain over the past week.

Lake Kinneret Still Rising

Kinneret Rising as Snow, Rain Keep Falling

Lake Kinneret (Sea of Galilee)'s waters are rising as snow and rain continue to fall, bringing desperately-needed water to parched land.

Kinneret Rising as Snow, Rain Keep Falling

White Weekend Opens Mt. Hermon to Skiers

A weekend of winter white allowed Mt. Hermon to open Sunday for skiing with a meter of snow cover on lower slopes and 1.5 meters higher up.

White Weekend Opens Mt. Hermon to Skiers