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Emmanuel Macron

France's Macron: I will not surrender my umbrella

As Slovak Prime Minister Igor Matovic spoke to reporters before a meeting with Macron, the French leader used an umbrella to shield his guest from the rain.

Nahariya gets flooded by Friday's rainfall, January 29 2021.

Weather in Israel: Heavy winter rains, flooding expected

The heavy rains are supposed to subside a bit over the weekend, with light rains in the north and along the coasts.

Dugit Beach along the coast of the Kinneret, Jan. 2021

Kinneret rises by 4.5 cm, to 1.05 meters below the upper red line

Further rainfall and snowfall is expected on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Snow at the Hermon Mountain ski site, Jan. 18, 2021

Kinneret rises by 3.5 cm amid wet winter weather

On Sunday night, about two centimeters of snow fell on Mount Hermon.

Police rescue driver in flood‏

Nahariya's streets flooded, blocked due to heavy raining - watch

"We will not be able to go through a flood of this magnitude every two weeks. We need to solve this now," Mayor Marelli said.

Israelis trapped in apartments, cars as heavy rains flood the country

The police announced that it blocked several sections of Route 90 during Wednesday, as parts of the road were completely flooded.

Israel's bad infrastructure is a recurring problem - it's time to fix it

This problem has to do with a lack of attention to detail and is part of the general attitude here with issues that don’t pertain to matters of security of “yihiye b’seder”, “it will be okay.”

Kinneret Galilee

Water Authority prepares to open Degania Dam amid high hopes for Kinneret

The opening of the dam will likely take place around April 2021 if the water level rises high enough.


Dozens rescued from floods across Israel as first snow lands on Mt. Hermon

Rescue services helped an elderly couple escape their Ness Ziona home as it flooded.

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