The headquarters for emergency situations of the municipality of Tzfat decided to cancel the January 1 classes in all educational institutions of the city.
This decision was taken after the municipality has received from the weather service updated weather reports, according to which on 1 January in the district of Safed expected snowfall.
By data at 17:00, Safed is the only city, which canceled classes because of expected snowfall.
On the eve of the emergency services, the police, «Israel Power» reported on the preparations for the upcoming storm. The electric company increased the number of emergency teams involved in the Troubleshooting. In the district of Safed, to the settlements on the Golan heights and in the Jerusalem area were brought generators in case of power outages.
In a heightened state of readiness is given and the ambulance service «Magen David Adom», and other rescue services. To assist in remote areas will involve a specially equipped jeeps.
Organization «Ichud Hatzalah» published December 31, an appeal to the owners of jeeps, SUVs and cars with front-wheel drive with a request to join the organization and participate in the duty during the storm.