In Pictures: Stormy weather pours over Israel

Heavy flooding seen throughout Israel Friday due to heavy rainfall. Snowfall on Mount Hermon.

December 2, 2016 09:47
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Flooding in Iksal Regional Council. Credit: Police Spokesperson.

Flooding in Iksal Regional Council. Credit: Police Spokesperson.


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Heavy flooding was seen throughout Israel Friday due to intense rainfall since Thursday afternoon. Crews on Mount Hermon reported snowfall on Israel's northern peak.

At least 10 people had to be rescued from extreme rains which poured off hills in the Galilee and Golan Heights.

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Temperatures are expected to rise and rainfall to cease on Saturday.

Flooding on Route 443. Credit: Fire and Rescue Services.

Flooding in Tel Aviv. Credit: Israel Electric Company.

Flooding in Iksal. Credit: Israel Police

Fallen tree in Jerusalem. Credit: Israel Electric Company.

Telephone pole down in Umm al-Fahm. Credit: Israel Electric Company.

 Flooding at the Yarkon and Tel Afek National Park. Credit: Uri Sulimani/Israel Nature and Parks Authority.

Assaf Harofeh Medical Center in Tzrifin also experienced heavy flooding on Friday.

Waterfall in the Golan. Credit: Hillel Gelzman/Israel Nature and Parks Authority

Snow on Mount Hermon. Credit: Mickey Inbar.

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