Rare snow engulfs Jerusalem, Israel

Rare snow engulfs Jerusalem, Israel

The same storm that paralyzed Greece and Turkey at the beginning of this week, brought rare snowfall to the city of Jerusalem, Israel on January 27, 2022. According to Israel's meteorological service, between 15 and 25 cm (6 – 10 inches) of snow fell overnight…

Winter storm “Carmel” drops record rains over Israel

Winter storm “Carmel” drops record rains over Israel

Winter storm "Carmel" made landfall over Israel on Monday, December 20, 2021, bringing record rains, snow, and strong winds. This is the 3rd winter storm named by the newly formed East Mediterranean Storm Naming Group, composed of Greece, Cyprus, and…

Winter storm “Carmel” hits Israel with strong winds, heavy rain and snow

Winter storm “Carmel” hits Israel with strong winds, heavy rain and snow

A severe winter storm named Carmel made landfall over Israel on Monday, December 20, 2021, bringing strong winds, heavy rain and snow. Carmel is the 3rd winter storm named by the newly formed East Mediterranean Storm Naming Group, composed of Greece, Cyprus and…

Large swarms of locusts fly into southern Israel

Large swarms of locusts fly into southern Israel

Large swarms of locusts flew into southern Israel over the past weekend, April 24 and 25, 2021. Yellow insects flew into the areas surrounding Eilat, with some even coming from the sea. Their yellow color is an indication of their age as these bugs are mature and…

Israel hit by worst environmental disaster in decades

Israel hit by worst environmental disaster in decades

Although the exact cause of the disaster is still under investigation, the head of the Israel Nature and Parks association said the incident is the country's worst environmental disaster in decades. The cleanup of over 170 km (106 miles) of affected coastline…

Disruptive snow falling over Syria, Lebanon and Israel

Disruptive snow falling over Syria, Lebanon and Israel

Heavy snow is falling over parts of the Middle East, including Syria, Lebanon, and Israel since Tuesday, February 16, 2021, blocking roads and disrupting normal life. According to local media reports, the snow has already blocked some of the roads in Syria,…