Kinneret Just 15.7 Inches Short of Completely Full

With extreme drought conditions continuing to intensify, the government of Israel approved a plan in 2018 to pump desalinated water into the lake.

Good Morning, Kinneret Water Level Just 12.2 Inches from Full

The Kinneret is always at risk of becoming irreversibly salinized by the salt water springs under the lake, which are held in check by the weight of the freshwater on top of them.

A Storm is Brewing in Israel (Close the Windows)

If you were planning on a moonlight hike in the Judean Desert or in the Negev – forget it. Don’t do it.

Kinneret Still Filling Up Regardless of Lull in Rains

Today and tomorrow are expected to be clear, but the weekend will see the rains returning.

Kinneret Only 35 Inches from Becoming Full Again

Heavy snow fell on the Hermon mountain overnight, adding 15 centimeters (6 inches) of snow to its lower level, just in time for the thaw. 

Stunning: Israel’s Southern Canyons after the Floods

I am so grateful to Oded Sahar of the Israel Nature and Parks Authority for these images. I could stare at them for hours.
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Watch: Kinneret on the Boardwalk

The rains have raised the Kinneret high enough to splash onto the Tiberias boardwalk - for the first time since 1992.

Abundance of Blessings as Water Level Rises Steadily in Lake Kinneret (Sea of Galilee)

The water level of the lake is now standing at just four feet from full capacity.

Israelis Brave Gaza Rockets to Visit their Kalaniot

Over the weekend, Israelis flocked to the western Negev, to grab an eyeful of the annual miracle of the return of the Kalaniot – the red Anemone which paint the desert red each winter after the big rains.
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Watch: After Dry Decade, Roman Spring in Tiberias Hot Baths Came Back Thanks to...

Hammat Tiberias is an archaeological site of thermal baths located in the city of Tiberias.

Kinneret Water Level Up 3.15 Inches Since Friday

The current water level is 2.59 meters higher than the lower red line.

On Tuesday: Forget the Snow, Look at the Rainbows

Despite all the cold emanating from the weather report, I chose to share with you the rainbow pictures we received from the Israel Nature and Parks Authority this morning.

F-16s Turn Submarine After Rains Flood Air Force Base (Updated)

The IDF censor attempted to squelch reports of the damage after two hangers and the air force base became flooded with 50 million liters of rain.

Hamas: Israeli Army ‘Makes Large Amounts of Rainwater to Flood Gaza Crops’

“Every year, the occupation state deliberately and all of a sudden opens its dams to flood Palestinian agricultural lands, which causes severe losses.”

Kinneret Up One Meter Since Winter’s Start

More than half that volume of water came from just the past 5 days of rain.

Israel Under Water

Here's a collection of particularly unusual images.
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Record-Breaking Rainfall Creates Blessing, Havoc Across Israel

"Moti did not think twice and jumped into the current to save a family he did not know, who were in danger of being trapped under the water."

IDF Called In to Help with Deadly Storm Rescue Efforts

National and Municipal rescue teams scrambled all across the country to rescue people trapped in the floods.

Nahariya: Man Drowns in Flood While Saving Mother and Child

This is the fifth person to die of drowning caused by the deluge that Israel has been experiencing in the past week.

One Man Dies, More Injured in Puerto Rico Earthquakes

A first5.8-magnitude quake on Monday destroyed five homes and damaged many more.

Good News: Water Still Rising at Lake Kinneret

On Sunday, Jan. 5 2020, the level of the lake stood at 211.48 meters below sea level, just about halfway between the upper and lower red lines.
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Israel’s Stormy Weather Prompts Lifesaving Rescues and Alert from Israel Police

In any emergency on the road and in general - call the Israel Police 100 hotline as soon as possible.

Tragedy in Tel Aviv: 2 Israelis Drown in Flooded Tel Aviv Elevator

The incident took place at a residential building on Nadav Street in Tel Aviv, where rain caused flooding all around the city.

Bar Ilan Physicists Forecast Another Devastating El Niño in 2020

The team is currently expanding the algorithm in order to be able to forecast the strength and length of the weather phenomenon in the future.

Israel is Blessed with Winter Rain: Water Level Rising in Lake Kinneret

The water level is now standing at 211.77 meters, just 2.8 meters from the top red line.

Old Jewish Cemetery in Beirut Devastated by Storm

The collapsed wall has revealed fallen tombstones with Hebrew writing on them, which can be seen from the street.
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Ashkelon under Water, Residents Sail in Kayak on Hanamer Street

“There was water in the closets, in the beds, in the downstairs unit. Objects were floating."

Lightning Strikes Man in Northern Israel

The man was sedated and placed on a respirator before being rushed to Rambam Medical Center in Haifa.

Two Children Hurt by Falling Palm Tree in Sharon Region

The incident occurred in Kibbutz Bahan, located near the coastal city of Netanya north of Tel Aviv.

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