News and updates about Storm

Extreme rainfalls kill 1, destroy roads in New York

Local leaders are calling it the 'biggest storm since 2021' as thousands have lost power and 1 person has been killed.

Extreme rainfalls kill 1, destroy roads in New York

Montrealers struggle to celebrate Passover without power

Severe ice storm leaves Jews with no electricity leaving community to find creative solutions to observe the holiday.

Montrealers struggle to celebrate Passover without power

Watch: Giant sinkhole swallows cars in California

The storm is threatening some of California's best-known neighborhoods, with massive landslides and flooding within reach of 33 mil people.

Watch: Giant sinkhole swallows cars in California

Incredible: Niagara Falls partly frozen

Drone footage appears to show steam rising from the gigantic waterfall due to the extreme difference in weather.

Incredible: Niagara Falls partly frozen

Watch: Arctic storm leaves buildings covered in icicles

A deadly blizzard has paralysed large parts of Eastern and Midwestern US, trapping motorists in their cars and knocking out electricity.

Watch: Arctic storm leaves buildings covered in icicles

Watch: Powerful winter storm batters the city of Buffalo

Powerful winter storm batters the city of Buffalo, New York, drastically reducing visibility.

Watch: Powerful winter storm batters the city of Buffalo

Queens residents evacuating after massive overnight flooding

Severe rain leads to massive flooding in Queens, trapping residents inside homes, and leading to evacuations.

Queens residents evacuating after massive overnight flooding

Severe storm impacts Jewish communities in Ontario and Quebec

Massive storm damages infrastructure in Jewish communities across both provinces.

Severe storm impacts Jewish communities in Ontario and Quebec

Haredi radio host rescued from Mexico storm

'Everyone who was in the boat flew from one side to the other, we were saved by a real miracle,' radio host Menachem Toker recounts.

Haredi radio host rescued from Mexico storm

Storm 'Eunice' hits Europe, leaving at least 14 dead

Storm Eunice wreaks havoc, leaves nearly 200,000 remain without electricity in southern England.

Storm 'Eunice' hits Europe, leaving at least 14 dead

Rain, wind and snow: Preparations for big storm completed

Rescue forces and authorities are preparing in advance for all possible scenarios during storm.

Rain, wind and snow: Preparations for big storm completed

Twin storms Marco And Laura Hitting the Gulf Coast this week

Hurricane Marco is expected to make U.S. landfall tomorrow, while Tropical Storm Laura follows closely behind.

Twin storms Marco And Laura Hitting the Gulf Coast this week

Get ready: Hurricanes are on the way

The 2019 hurricane season will be 'near normal.' But normal can still be devastating.

Get ready: Hurricanes are on the way

Watch: Hong Kong hit hard by storm

Shmulik Palnor, an Israeli diamond dealer currently in Hong Kong, documents the destruction after Hong Kong beset by storm.

Watch: Hong Kong hit hard by storm

Thousands of flights cancelled across US due to East Coast storm

Over 4,000 flights cancelled as winter storm 'Toby' hits East Coast.

Thousands of flights cancelled across US due to East Coast storm

Can Houston prevent disaster when the next storm comes?

How is the region confronting the likelihood of more floods, and long-term measures for mitigation?

Can Houston prevent disaster when the next storm comes?

A landing the passengers will never forget

Plane attempts to land during storm, nearly flips over before pilot successfully touches down.

A landing the passengers will never forget

'Bomb cyclone' brings deaths and damage to East Coast

Twenty-two people die due to severe weather, US National Weather Service expects weather to warm in coming days.

'Bomb cyclone' brings deaths and damage to East Coast

Alison Reagan - A citizen rescuer In Houston

When Hurricane Harvey flooded Houston, many residents took it upon themselves to help their friends. Listen to one of those rescuers.

Alison Reagan - A citizen rescuer In Houston

Storms hit Israel: 18 injured in storm-related accident

18 injured, 1 seriously, in accidents on Route 90 in northern Israel. Flooding traps drivers on roads in Haifa.

Storms hit Israel: 18 injured in storm-related accident

Winter storm brings with it strong winds

Power outages in several places in Israel as winter storm brings with it rain and winds. The stormy weather will continue on Friday.

Winter storm brings with it strong winds

Schools are open in majority of country

Even with expected flurries schools to stay open in most areas. High school and Ulpana close in Kiryat Arba.

Schools are open in majority of country

Three-day snowstorm starting tomorrow

Storm that began on Shabbat is to morph into thunder/rain/snowstorm starting Monday, with snow and flood warnings lasting three days.

Three-day snowstorm starting tomorrow

Second Friday storm in a row hits Israel

A week after heavy snow and rain, snow again closes Mt. Hermon, as Israelis awaken to howling winds.

Second Friday storm in a row hits Israel

Electric Company warns of possible blackouts once again

Approaching storm may once again bring misery for thousands of Israelis, as IEC warns of possible sandstorm.

Electric Company warns of possible blackouts once again

Two days after storm, 8,000 still without power

Finger-pointing resumes as Sharon area residents ready for a third day without electricity.

Two days after storm, 8,000 still without power

One dead as hail, thunderstorms pound Israel

20 year-old dies in wall collapse in Pardes Hana; inclement weather injures dozens.

One dead as hail, thunderstorms pound Israel

Watch: Crane collapses onto busy Tel Aviv street as storms rage

As stormy winds, rain and giant hailstones buffet Israel, locals capture terrifying moment large crane crashes onto commuters.

Watch: Crane collapses onto busy Tel Aviv street as storms rage

Middle East Sandstorm Shuts Down Suez Canal

High winds and gales of dust plague Egypt, Israel, and Lebanon - closing the Suez canal and grounding some domestic flights.

Middle East Sandstorm Shuts Down Suez Canal

Storm Sets In, Blinding Mist Closes Eilat Airport

Snow on the Hermon, rain in the north, and threat of flooding as a major thunderstorm envelops Israel from the north to the south.

Storm Sets In, Blinding Mist Closes Eilat Airport

130 People Treated for Breathing Problems from Storm

MDA on high alert and full readiness as haze and heavy winds cause breathing problems; snow and possible flooding anticipated.

130 People Treated for Breathing Problems from Storm

Storm Claims First Victim

A thirteen year-old boy was killed when the car he was riding in hit a bus as the area was battered by rain and high winds.

Storm Claims First Victim

Hail, Lightning Causing Traffic, Air Travel Nightmares

Tel Aviv area is unlikely to see snow, but ice is already becoming a major problem in the center of the country.

Hail, Lightning Causing Traffic, Air Travel Nightmares

17,000 Homes Left Without Electricity in Snowstorm

Aside from closing Jerusalem, Tzfat and Golan, storm has left thousands without power nation-wide, major damage in Netanya.

17,000 Homes Left Without Electricity in Snowstorm

Samaria Takes in Tel Aviv Homeless for the Storm

Samaria Resident's Council offers homeless with nowhere to turn a stay in guest rooms with warm food and showers to get out of the cold.

Samaria Takes in Tel Aviv Homeless for the Storm

Flood Warnings as Record Rains Hit Israel

Lake Kinneret rises 3.5 cm in one day marking largest rain of the winter, as rains and thunderstorms continue and skiing expected on Hermon.

Flood Warnings as Record Rains Hit Israel

Polar Vortex Lifting, Another On The Way?

Record low weather passing even as reports indicate more cold spells. Toll of vortex on US economy up to $5 billion.

Polar Vortex Lifting, Another On The Way?

290 Million Shekel Storm Damage in Jerusalem

Mayor Nir Barkat presents figures to Knesset Finance Committee, asks government to cover the damage.

290 Million Shekel Storm Damage in Jerusalem

Local Authorities to Get NIS 30 Million for Storm Damage

Dept. Interior Minister Fania Kirschenbaum says NIS 30 million will go to local authorities to defray costs of the recent storm.

Local Authorities to Get NIS 30 Million for Storm Damage

Toronto: At Least 50,000 Still Without Power

One week after a massive ice storm, between 50-100,000 Torontonians remain in the dark.

Toronto: At Least 50,000 Still Without Power

Activist: Outpost Residents Still Without Power - All Year Long

While many Israelis suffered during the snowstorm after losing power, there are some who live without electricity all year long.

Activist: Outpost Residents Still Without Power - All Year Long

Samarian Community Appeals for Help After Snow Devastation

Snow storm causes millions of shekels of damage to town of Itamar's agriculture and tourism, Arutz Sheva joins appeal for donations.

Samarian Community Appeals for Help After Snow Devastation

Immigrant Doctor Trekked Through Storm To Help Jerusalemites

Dr. Joyce Morel recounts how she helped Jerusalem residents deal with the massive snowstorm - and offers advice for motorists.

Immigrant Doctor Trekked Through Storm To Help Jerusalemites

IEC Head: Storm Cost Us a Billion Shekels

According to IEC chairman Eli Glickman, the damage to Israel's electrical system during the recent winter storm was one billion shekels.

IEC Head: Storm Cost Us a Billion Shekels

King David's Tomb Vandalized During Snowstorm

Newly donated religious books stamped with name of non-existent 'Academy - King David' by vandals during storm.

King David's Tomb Vandalized During Snowstorm

Danino: Israelis Know They Can Rely on Police

National Police Commander Yohanan Danino attacks critics of his department's performance during the winter storm.

Danino: Israelis Know They Can Rely on Police

Rabbi: Winter Storm a 'Message from Heaven'

The harsh winter storm that hit Israel last week was not just a “weather event,” but a Divine message, said Rabbi Mordechai Nagari

Rabbi: Winter Storm a 'Message from Heaven'

State Comptroller to Investigate Storm Response

Yosef Shapira says mishandled storm was foreseen, warns 'this time the storm was white, but it could be a storm of rockets.'

State Comptroller to Investigate Storm Response

Heads of Electric Co. Fired For Eilat Storm Break

Two engineering directors fired for remaining in Eilat during snowstorm that left tens of thousands of Israelis without electricity.

Heads of Electric Co. Fired For Eilat Storm Break

Air Force Parachutes Generators into Samaria Communities

Residents of several Samaria communities finally have power – after the Israel Air Force parachuted generators into their towns

Air Force Parachutes Generators into Samaria Communities

Binyamin Town Abandoned in Wake of Storm

Residents of a town in the Binyamin region abandoned it after being subjected to snow, rain, and wind, no electrical power, water, phones.

Binyamin Town Abandoned in Wake of Storm

Mishkefet Offers Snow Fun Tours in Samaria

Snow fell close to home for most Israelis, and the Mishkefet organization is offering tours of some of the snowiest spots in Israel

Mishkefet Offers Snow Fun Tours in Samaria

Volunteer Delivers Baby in Snowy Traffic Jam

ZAKA volunteer medic delivers baby on highway 443 traffic jam leading into Jerusalem, mother and baby safe and heatlhy.

Volunteer Delivers Baby in Snowy Traffic Jam

Report: 200 IEC Workers Take 'Storm Break'

Dedicated staff of the Israeli Electric Company have been working night and day for three days to restore power – most of them, that is.

Report: 200 IEC Workers Take 'Storm Break'

700 Samaria Community Families Snowed In

Residents of the “Gav Hahar” (Samarian Foothills) communities were digging out Sunday

700 Samaria Community Families Snowed In

Expert: No Need for Fruit Price Hikes After Storm

Fruit price hikes in the wake of the winter storm are unjustified, said Israel's top fruit marketing person

Expert: No Need for Fruit Price Hikes After Storm

Northern Family (Almost) Makes it to Snowbound Machpelah Cave

A family intent on giving thanks to G-d at the Machpelah Cave refused to let a little snow stand in their way

Northern Family (Almost) Makes it to Snowbound Machpelah Cave

Northern Israel Almost Completely Dark After Storm

In the Marom Hagalil Regional Council, the power has been out since last Thursday.

Northern Israel Almost Completely Dark After Storm

Storm a Boon to Aquifers, the Kinneret

The “storm to end all storms" that hit Israel this past weekend brought much needed moisture to the country's aquifers, Sea of Galilee.

Storm a Boon to Aquifers, the Kinneret

Family Stuck with Body in Storm

A family from Gush Etzion was unable to inform authorities that a relative had died due to downed phone lines.

Family Stuck with Body in Storm