Flood in Israel

Came to Israel the storm caused widespread flooding, road closures and river flooding. The river Yarkon Park Mekorot Hayarkon in Rosh ha’ayin, overflowed.

The Kinneret water level rose by 4 cm. Large amount of rain fell in Rishon LeZion (120 mm), Safed (90 mm), in the Golan (100 mm) on the Hermon (150 mm), in the area of Ben-Gurion (130 mm) and in the area of the sea of Galilee (70 mm).








Because of heavy rains flooded roads and streets in Rishon LeZion and around Kfar Chabad. Police and firefighters had to rescue the Israelites from the “water trap”. Thus, in the area of Kfar Chabad from a car on a flooded highway was rescued 8 people, and in Rishon LeZion – 10 citizens.

In Petah Tikva, due to problems with the drains, flooded the streets. The water caused damage to several classrooms at school “HES”. Also, flooding occurred in be’er ya’akov, tel Aviv, Ascione and Or-Yehuda. Reported blocking traffic on highway 91 between junction Mahanaim and Gadot.