Rain in Tel Aviv 311.
(photo credit: JOANNA PARASZCZUK)
Unseasonably strong rainfall continued to fall on Tel Aviv and the Central on Saturday after the area
had already received a third of its yearly rainfall in the past
While central Israel saw the heaviest rainfall,
showers were reported from the North to the Negev.
The rain was expected
to continue throughout Saturday and Sunday, according to the Israel
The first snow on Mount Hermon had not yet been seen as of Saturday, but snow
was expected with the unseasonable cold continuing. Hail, which fell on
Wednesday evening in Jerusalem, was also a possibility in other parts of the
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The Israel Meteorological Service warned that swimming in the Mediterranean Sea
remained dangerous due to high waves. There was also a risk of flash floods in
the Judean Desert and Jordan Valley, as well as along the coast in low-lying
Temperatures were expected to rise slightly on Monday with
isolated rain continuing until noon.