Gaza's sole power plant was forced to cease its operations on Saturday after it ran out of fuel.
Amnon Zarka, a resident of Kibbutz Erez, told 103FM how the latest round of fighting and rocket launches from the Gaza Strip are affecting the milk output of cows and the behavior of birds.
Palestinian media reported that the IDF struck the area shortly after the balloon fell.
This will be the first time the crossing will be opened since it had initially been closed in the beginning of May.
The Erez crossing has been closed to traders and workers from the Gaza Strip since Sunday following rocket fire at Israel in recent days.
Efforts are being made to build an industrial zone for Gazan workers in Israeli territory.
Israel expanded the flow of goods through Gaza border crossings as PM Bennett is set to meet with US President Biden.
The restrictions on transportation of goods in and out of Gaza have been eased for the first time since Operation Guardian of the Walls.