WORKERS INSTALL air conditioners on the wall of a building in the center of Jerusalem.
Could there be an Israel without air conditioning?

With rising temperatures, ACs are running at full speed – some future alternatives are being touted.

Lifeguard tower at Dead Sea beach
Extreme heatwave begins to break slightly, rain expected Sunday

More significant drops in the temperature are expected over the weekend with rain forecast for Sunday.

Fire in Rahat, May 20, 2020
Israel hit by wildfires, heatstroke amid extreme heatwave

Residents of an immigrant absorption center in Beersheba are living through the heatwave without air conditioning

Israelis break the country's electric power usage record amid heatwave

As more people turn on the air conditioner amid the intense heatwave, more electric power is being used to keep cool.

Firefighters battle wildfire near Elad, May 19, 2020
Large wildfire extinguished in central Israel as heatwave continues

The Fire and Rescue Services believes that the fire began at about 10 p.m. on Monday near the Palestinian Authority and progressed toward the area currently affected by the fire.

House design
Historic heatwave to continue to roast Israel

If temperatures remain as forecast, then this would be the first time that such high temperatures were ever reported for six days straight in Israel.

A beach-goer lies near a kayak on the shore of the Mediterranean in southern Israel
Extreme heatwave to continue throughout Israel, rain possible in south

The Israel Meteorological Service (IMS) issued a Heatwave Warning for the entire country on Saturday that lasts a week.

Beachgoers in Tel Aviv seek relief from the heatwave that hit the country
As heatwave hits Israel, people are not the only ones looking for relief

Beaches across the country were also filled to the brim as coronavirus restrictions were slowly lifted, allowing the publc to bathe in the sea.

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