Sea of Galilee, Dead Sea filling with water thanks to March rains

March rains left the Sea of Galilee at 1.04 meters above the lower red line. It still lack about 3.16 meters to reach its peak.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
April 7, 2019 13:43
Kinneret Galilee

Lake Kinneret, also known as the Sea of Galilee, Israel's main water reservoir. (photo credit: NOAM BEDEIN)

 
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Israeli water is rising up. In March, the level of the Sea of Galilee rose by 89 centimeters (35 inches) and the level of the Dead Sea rose 3 centimeters (just over 1 inch).

March rains left the Sea of Galilee at 1.04 meters above the lower red line. It still lack about 3.16 meters to reach its peak.
The level of the Dead Sea hit 433.31 meters at the beginning of April. 


National precipitation levels are at around 131% relative to our multi-year national average.

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