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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
Monday morning's accident that claimed the life of a 65-year-old man in Tel Aviv
Jerusalem expects snow on Tuesday, mayor warns drivers to use caution

Three people died on Sunday night, Monday in what appear to be weather-related traffic accidents.

Skiers ride a ski lift on Mount Hermon in the Golan Heights near the Israel-Syria border.
Mount Hermon welcomes snowboarders, skiers after weekend closure

On Sunday, the mountain resort's staff teased its Facebook followers by posting a video of vehicles clearing snow and cleaning the area, saying that preparations were underway.

06/01/2020
Mount Hermon closes due to snow, not security situation

The Mount Hermon site emphasized that the closure was due to the weather and not the security situation.

By MAARIV ONLINE , JERUSALEM POST STAFF
04/01/2020
First snowfall of the season on Mount Hermon (December 25, 2019)
Haifa port closes due to fierce winds and high waves

An 8 year-old child in Beni Brak was hit in the head by a plastic store sign that became unhinged and flew in her direction due to the fierce winds and hit her.

Lightning strikes over the Mediterranean sea during a rain storm near the city of Ashkelon
Winter returns to Israel after atypically warm weekend

After approximately a week and a half of pleasant, warm weather, rain is expected to return to Israel in the coming week.

By MOSHE COHEN/MAARIV , YASSER OKBI/MAARIV
22/12/2019
Perito Moreno Glacier in Argentinian Patagonia. Mendenhall Glacier near Juneau, Alaska.
Glaciers, majestic and beautiful, are melting

Glaciers are spectacular natural phenomena and have been part of the Earth for eons.

By ITSIK MAROM
29/11/2019
Earth Day: Israel, Jordan see worst weather in a century

T.E Lawrence remarks about the terrible weather in 1917 in his book Seven Pillars of Wisdom.

Walking in the snow
Rehovot brings snow from Mount Hermon for city-wide winter-time merriment

"All the residents are invited to come and enjoy a snow experience for the whole family - close to home."

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