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Gaza lacks basic civil infrastructure, and an estimated 20,000 homes were destroyed or damaged this summer.
Local authorities say poor infrastructure has led to one billion shekels worth of damage.
The rain is expected to keep falling across the country through Monday, but most of the skies could dry up by the evening hours.
Poor conditions, following stormy weather, caused the collapse of many net houses that protect crops and damage to the roots of many plants.
By SHARON UDASIN
The sudden burst of hail came after intermittent rain had peppered the city throughout the morning hours.
Inclement weathercancels end-of-Passover hiking plans as well as traditional Mimouna festivals.
Around five centimeters of snow fell in the capital, much less than what forecasters predicted.
By REUTERS,SHARON UDASIN
Snow is expected to begin accumulating on the Golan Heights and in the Galilee already on Tuesday.
By SHARON UDASIN,JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Rain was expected to strengthen Saturday with snow forecast on Mount Hermon.
Some parts of the northern Negev have received more than half of average annual rainfall.
By BEN HARTMAN
Jerusalem men in their 20s to be brought for questioning by police after rescue.
Parts of the country were hit with up to 110 mm. of rain; Kinneret rises to almost 213 meters below sea level.
Traffic police and emergency teams taking precautions to deal with effects of severe weather conditions; forecast predicts more rain, high winds and some flooding.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
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