Cold Record: Rainfall will continue across the country; Snow was falling in the northern and central mountains
Safed and Jerusalem are preparing for snow that may come, on the day that is expected to be the coldest season so far. After a stormy, cold morning, the rains will gradually weaken. The relative respite in the rains will continue through Thursday, but the intense cold will remain. Friday: Another chance for snow in the mountains
Cold Record: Rainfall will continue across the country; Snow was falling in the northern and central mountainsPhoto: Hermon site, Shai Hadar, Jordan Valley Nahariim site, Shai Korn, Nature and Parks Authority
The winter system will continue today (Tuesday) as rains continue to fall from the north to the Negev, and temperatures will drop almost to 0 degrees. Today, rains have fallen to episodes across the country, accompanied by single thunderstorms. There are fears of floods in the southern and eastern rivers, and there is a low chance of flooding on the coast. From early morning until noon, it may be snowing on the high peaks of the North and Central Mountains, with noon, rains will weaken and become local only. During the night, local rains will continue to fall from time to time and may also be accompanied by single thunderstorms, especially in the coastal plain, lowlands and northern Negev.
Tomorrow it will be partly cloudy to cloudy in most parts of the country, with some slight local rainfall in the center of the country and south. These light rains will also gradually weaken. In addition, temperatures will rise, but will still be colder than usual for the season.
On Thursday it will be partly overcast and overcast, and towards evening, local rainfall in the north and center of the country will begin, and the winds will intensify. It will still be colder than usual for the season. On Friday morning, local rainfall fell from the north of the country to the Negev. At the summits of the northern and central mountains, light snow may again occur, with rain during the day weakening and stopping altogether. Temperatures have dropped and it will be very cold.
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Get ready for a white morning. Snow in Kibbutz al-Rum in the Golan Heights, last week (Photo: Hila Lavi)
Snow in Elrom in the northern Golan Heights, January 8, 2020 (Photo: Hila Lavie, unnamed)
The Hermon site announced that tomorrow the site will be closed due to expected weather conditions. But not only in the snowy mountain did we prepare well for the snow that might come. The Jerusalem Municipality has announced special preparations for inclement weather. Mayor Moshe Leon urged residents to be attentive to the weather and prepare accordingly. "If there is snow in the city, along with the white celebration, it is important to apply all safety rules for your home and neighbors."
The city statement states that "in the coming forecast, a cold winter week and low temperatures and some precipitation is expected. There is even a slight chance of light snow in Jerusalem. For guidelines to be disseminated in the media. " The municipality added that "it is advisable to check the integrity of the heating system, especially those requiring ventilation, to make sure that roofs and openings (windows and shutters) are sealed, to clean and open water drainage cells in the courtyards and roofs." In addition, the municipality also recommended cutting down trees and branches in private gardens in close proximity to the cables, checking the safety of electrical systems, equipping emergency lighting, as well as reinforcing antennas, solar water heaters and other objects on the roofs.
The municipality of Safed also issued instructions to the residents, and recommended, among other things: to keep antennae, solar water heaters and roofs liable to fly, to clean the openings in the courtyards and gutters, to check the safety of electrical systems and to provide emergency lighting, to connect equipment in gardens and balconies and to keep water running , To prevent water freezing in pipes.More in Walla! NEWS More in Walla! NEWS
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Increased flow at Nahal Ayun waterfall, this week (Photo: Shai Koren, Nature and Parks Authority)
Browse stream on January 11, 2020 (Photo: Shai Koren Nature and Parks Authority, official website)
The municipality of Safed added that "in the event that it happens, caution should be exercised to obey the instructions of the police officers and representatives of the authority, and to report to the municipal hotline any danger, danger and safety incident." The municipality also stated that, if necessary, a regular announcement would be issued regarding the activities of the educational institutions in the city, and made it clear that "as long as this type of notification was not given, the activity is carried out as a series."
Expectations of heat today and at night: in Jerusalem from 6 degrees today to 2 degrees at night, in Tel Aviv 13 degrees to 8, in Haifa 11 degrees to 7, Safed 5 degrees to 2, Katzrin 4-10, Tiberias 7-14, Nazareth 6-9 , In Afula 3-13, Beit She'an 5-14, Lod 7-12, Ashdod 10-13, Ein Gedi 12-17, Be'er Sheva 6-12, Mitzpe Ramon 3-8 and Eilat 17 degrees during the day to 8 degrees at night.
The rains will fall across the country. Rain in Tel Aviv (Photo: Reuven Castro)
Rainy weather in Tel Aviv, December 9, 2019 (Photo: Reuven Castro)