rain

A RAINBOW stretches over Kibbutz Misgav Am in the Upper Galilee
Rainbow over Israel brings welcomed break from weeks of storms

A beautiful rainbow appeared over the Judean Hills a few days ago, after weeks of rainfall.

Israel experiences snow, rain as winter storms continue

Mount Hermon ski resort is closed to visitors after it received 15cm (5.9 in) of snow overnight.

21/01/2020
MDA ambulance arrives at the scene where a man was hit by a car in Haifa
Why doesn't Israel have emergency dispatchers?

There have been several laws unsuccessfully proposed to found a single, unified rescue body; many argue that it could have rescued the young couple who drowned in a stuck elevator on January 4.

F-16 planes on the runway during the Blue Flag drill
Air Force admits mistake after eight fighter jets 'drown'

The F-16s were damaged when their underground hangars flooded following intense rainfall in southern Israel.

An Israeli air force F-15 fighter jet
Storm damages IAF fighter jets when hangar floods

The water levels reached one-and-a-half meters inside the hanger, according to a report.

Israel: The boneheaded and the brilliant?

What this week’s rains have shown is that solutions need to be found to the mundane challenges, even though laying drainage pipes might not be as exciting as developing algorithms for a laser sword.

South Tel Aviv, a reminder of indifference

It is hard to get back to everyday matters when we consider the heart-breaking disaster that led to the deaths of Dean Yaakov Shoshani and Stav Harari last Saturday in Tel Aviv.

09/01/2020
Bnei Yisrael reservoir in the Golan Heights
Israel breaks 50-year record for most rainfall in North, 76 years in South

Shlomo Ben Shabat, "hero" who drowned rescuing a mom and daughter in Nahariya, laid to rest; Mayor Ronen Marley: “The whole city was destroyed… The city was washed away.”

President Rivlin with the Ambassador of Benin, Evelyne Togbe-Olory, January 9, 2020.
Bad weather plays havoc with protocol as Rivlin welcomes ambassadors

Rivlin welcomed four new ambassadors to the Presdent Residence Thursday, but lashing rain meant normal service had to be put on hold.

Roads and highways across Israel flooded - Update

As Israel deals with one of the worst storms of recent years, roads across the country are closed off

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