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Music in Jerusalem's Mahaneh Yehuda amid coronavirus outbreak, July 2020

Heat wave in Israel continues, will peak on Tisha Be'av

The Israel Meteorological Service's Discomfort Index predicts that heat stress will be heavy to extreme throughout the week.

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.

Climate control at your feet The evolution of underfloor heating systems

Israel is considered a hot country; it is generally very warm most of the year.

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