If you close your eyes you'd think you're in Canada.
During Wednesday's storm Israel broke its winter 2020 record for electricity consumption.
The city recommended that people open the hot water tap slightly, to prevent water from freezing in the pipes.
The children walked in the water, which in some places was knee-high.
They drove around the city in one of United Hatzalah’s ambulances and distributed warm blankets to the homeless.
The US National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) describes it as a “whirling column of air and water mist.”
"The man suffered a serious head injury from being hit by the tree."
Temperatures are expected to drop into the single digits celsius -- the low 40s Fahrenheit.
More good news: the water level of Lake Kinneret (Sea of Galilee) likewise rose by 0.39 inches (one centimeter).
In addition to Illinois and Kentucky, severe tornadoes struck in Arkansas, Tennessee Missouri and Mississippi.
Firefighters were rushed to deal with 411 fires, of which 212 were in open areas (52%).
“Israel is one of the few countries in the world that is not yet working on the issue of climate on the basis of a budgeted, approved national preparation plan,” according to a report by Matanyahu Englman.
“The climate crisis is one of the major issues on the world agenda. It concerns the lives of all of us,” says the Israeli prime minister.
The rabbi passed away in his vehicle before anyone could rescue him.
Newark International Airport tweeted that it was experiencing “severe flooding,” and all flights have been suspended.
Hurricane Ida is tied for the fifth-strongest hurricane ever to hit the mainland US.
Storm surge, wind and non-stop rain continue to be the main threats facing those in the path of Tropical Storm Henri.
"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."
The last such devastating earthquake, in January 2010, took the lives of more than 300,000 people in Haiti.
The good news: The Health Ministry reminds Israelis there is "no obligation" to wear a mask outdoors.
Materials derived from oil pollution were found in the autopsy and were transferred for testing.
As happened last year, the water level in the lake is approaching the so-called "upper red line."
This year, it appears the snow will stick around only through Thursday night when heavy rains will sweep the streets.
Strong winds and possibly rain are expected to continue throughout the day on Thursday but the snowfall ended by morning.
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.”
Families with children made plans for snowball fights, snow sculptures and in some more enterprising homes, “snow cones.”
The trapped people from the ATV took refuge on the roof of the vehicle.
"Honduras and Israel are close friends and strategic allies who form part of an alliance of reciprocal support."
The Kinneret rose 2 centimeters and is currently 209.98 meters below sea level.
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.