snow storm in israel

IDF clearing snow on Highway 35, January 26, 2016
Winter in full swing as country gets snow, sleet and rain

Israel went into full winter mode as snow, sleet and rain hit cities in the North, South and everywhere in between on Tuesday.

JERUSALEMITES STOCK UP on essentials yesterday, in anticipation of a tempest.
Jerusalem and North hunker down for expected white Wednesday

IDF on standby, school canceled in capital, northern region; Air pollution spikes throughout country.

Snow in Jerusalem
Schools close around Israel ahead of snowstorm

The Jerusalem Municipality announced on Tuesday evening the cancellation of all day care centers, preschools and schools in the city due to the impending snow.

IDF preparations for storm
WATCH: Home Front Command goes on winter storm standby around Safed and Jerusalem

Snowplows deployed to sensitive areas and armored vehicles put on standby as alternative routes to Safed and Jerusalem are planned.

snow
Israel gets first snow fall of the season

The northern part of the country becomes a white wonderland as the rest of the country gets drenched with rain.

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