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Jewish Man Dies in Car Swamped by Tropical Storm Ida

The rabbi passed away in his vehicle before anyone could rescue him.

MTA Suspends Subway Service, Newark Airport Flooded, as Ida Barrels into NYC Area

Newark International Airport tweeted that it was experiencing “severe flooding,” and all flights have been suspended.

Category 4 Hurricane Ida Makes Landfall in Louisiana

Hurricane Ida is tied for the fifth-strongest hurricane ever to hit the mainland US.

Tropical Storm Henri Drops 6 Inches Rain in Brooklyn, NY, Then Moves to New...

Storm surge, wind and non-stop rain continue to be the main threats facing those in the path of Tropical Storm Henri.

Residents Prepare as Hurricane Henri Heads Directly for NY, NJ, New England

"If you have to move, if you have to stock up, if you have to get to higher ground, it has to be today. Please."

At Least 227 Die in 7.2-Magnitude Quake in Haiti

The last such devastating earthquake, in January 2010, took the lives of more than 300,000 people in Haiti.

Heat Wave on its Way to Israel

The good news: The Health Ministry reminds Israelis there is "no obligation" to wear a mask outdoors.

Autopsy on Whale’s Carcass Raises Suspicion of Death by Oil Pollution

Materials derived from oil pollution were found in the autopsy and were transferred for testing.

More Blessings for Lake Kinneret (Sea of Galilee)

As happened last year, the water level in the lake is approaching the so-called "upper red line."

Israel to Temporarily Replace National Anthem with ‘Let It Snow, Let It Snow’

This year, it appears the snow will stick around only through Thursday night when heavy rains will sweep the streets.

Frosty the Snowman Made Kids Happy But Froze Israeli Power Lines

Strong winds and possibly rain are expected to continue throughout the day on Thursday but the snowfall ended by morning.

Snow in Judea, Samaria & Jerusalem Brings Arctic Temperatures, Dangerous Road Conditions

Golan Heights officials urged residents to stay home and stay safe. "“It is possible that when you leave the road will be clear, but at a later time snow will pile up and ... the road will be blocked.”

Golan Heights Cloaked in White, Forecasters Say Jerusalem is Next

Families with children made plans for snowball fights, snow sculptures and in some more enterprising homes, “snow cones.”

Hatzalah Rescues Passengers of Submerged Vehicle after Storm

The trapped people from the ATV took refuge on the roof of the vehicle.

Israel Sends Aid, Delegation to Honduras After Hurricanes

"Honduras and Israel are close friends and strategic allies who form part of an alliance of reciprocal support."

Kinneret Rising

The Kinneret rose 2 centimeters and is currently 209.98 meters below sea level. 

Israel Dispatches Aid to Guatemala, Honduras, Panama, in Wake of Hurricane Eta

Hurricane Eta, a Category 4 hurricane that killed at least 178 people and left hundreds missing, caused severe damage to the countries of the region, to the road infrastructure and agriculture, and left thousands of refugees in its wake.

First Responders Assist Ashdod Flood Victims

United Hatzalah volunteers have been responding to emergency calls for help throughout the city since the early hours of the morning Wednesday.

Jerusalem Deploys Sheep to Fight Fires, Terror-Arson Suspected in Central Israel

The heat wave and terror-arsonists have been responsible for some large fires in Israel.

Israel Experiencing an Unprecedented Heat Wave

The Sea of Galilee reached a whopping 107.6 degrees Fahrenheit.

Unusual: Israel Experienced 828 Lightning Strikes on Tuesday

Israel experienced an unbelievable spike in the number of times lightning struck the country, amid unseasonably cold and wet weather.

6.0 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Crete; Also Felt in Israel

The quake was also felt in Israel, particularly in coastal communities.

Kinneret Expected to Fill Up, Dam to Open, in Early May

Experts are now expecting that in the first week of May the Degania Dam will be opened to prevent flooding.

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. 

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