Stormy weather jerusalem 311 AJ.
(photo credit: Ariel Jerozolimski)
Sleet and heavy downpours pelted the coats and drenched the shoes of
Jerusalemites throughout Wednesday afternoon amid dangerously strong, umbrella-snatching winds, while an ongoing snowstorm blanketed the country’s
Through Thursday, there will continue to be snow over the northern
mountains and Mount Hermon in particular, and there will be a chance of snow in
the central mountains, including in Jerusalem, according to the Israel
Due to snow, authorities closed the Mount Hermon
ski slopes, and the resort staff said they expected the conditions to continue
Showers will drench the country from the North to the Negev
throughout the day, with unseasonably brisk temperatures and risks of
flash-flooding, the weather service said.
For Friday, the IMS warned that
temperatures will remain colder than usual, with strong gusts and occasional
rain from north to south.
Snow is also likely over the northern mountains
and possible over the central mountains, with a possibility of hitting Jerusalem
and the northern Negev mountains as well.
The Jerusalem Municipality
prepared its emergency storm equipment in a limited capacity on Wednesday by
getting ready the tractors and