The mass blazes caused the displacement of thousands and the destruction of dozens of homes is suspected to be an act of arson.
Rivlin: “We have seen events of this kind in development countries and there are usually casualties or loss of life.”
"We are preparing with all our might for the morning when the strong winds will resume and there is a fear that the fire will also resume strongly."
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Israel's Firefighting Commission has banned people from lighting fires outdoors "while these conditions prevail at reserves and parks in Israel.”
IsraAID's water, sanitation & hygiene, protection, and medical programs have directly reached more than 9,500 people.
With eight inches already on the ground and snow expected to continue to fall throughout the day, the Hermon ski-resort management closed the site to visitors, on Sunday
The stream originates from the springs in the Marjayoun valley in southern Lebanon.
Since the beginning of the current rainy season, the Sea of has Galilee recorded a total increase of 2.225 meters (7.299854 ft.).
The Kinneret’s level climbed by 71 CM (30 inches) in the past month and a total of two meters since the beginning of the winter (79 inches).
On its way, the hour-old river sweeps everything in its path.
In northern Israel, the groundwater reservoirs are also reported to be “completely filled,” according to the Water Authority.
The Dead Sea has a weaker UVB radiation, and the air has a higher oxygen content as compared to oxygen concentration at sea level.
This is the first time in two years that the Kinneret's water level has risen above the Lower Red Line.
A particularly rainy winter has raised its level by nearly 4.9 feet.
The Israel Nature and Parks Authority has warned hikers not to enter or cross streams and riverbeds – nor should drivers – until water levels from rain in the region recede completely.
Palmachim Beach is one of the few remaining stretches of a wild coastline in the center of Israel.
The remains of Crocodilopolis, a city established there in the fourth century BCE, are still visible today.
At least 37 were reported dead – a revised death toll down from 40 – with hundreds more missing.
“Prime Minister Netanyahu offered us help in the search for those missing in the disaster of the Brumadinho Dam. We have accepted and are thankful for this Israeli technology . . ."
The baptism site, a.k.a. Qasr el Yahud (Castle of the Jews in Arabic), is the official name of a baptism site in the Jordan River Valley in Samaria.
The 3.6 earthquake had its epicenter in the northern end of the Kinneret.
"It should be noted that in our region, almost only men were depicted in figurines as riding horses, while women were carved in the context of fertility, motherhood, and sexuality."
The sailor, Jean Francois Colas, 60, was taken to an Israeli hospital in Ashdod for further treatment.
To the disappointment of many children, not enough snow fell to close the schools.
The Israel Electric Corporation also said its lightning lab reported 523 lightning strikes between 12 noon and 9 pm.
The city is expecting a major storm on Wednesday afternoon.
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The coming days will see floods in riverbeds and possibly snow in the mountain peaks in different areas.
The level of the lake at present is still at 17.7 feet (5.4 meters) below its fullest level.
The snow up on Mt. Hermon has been piling up to reach 22 inches on the lower level.