Officials forecast snow in J'lem beginning early afternoon

Snow was expected to begin in Jerusalem early this afternoon and continue through until Thursday.
In the result, classes in the capital will end at noon today.
Public transport will run as per usual, and resident have been asked to avoid driving private vehicles after 1 p.m. to minimize congestion.
Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat on Tuesday requested that residents avoid any non-essential travel and for visitors wait to come to Jerusalem until the snow has stopped falling.