On the night of Monday, December 14, against lowering of temperature and precipitation began this season’s first snowfall on mount Hermon. As of 7 am, dropped of a small amount of snow.
A week ago, the Israeli weather service reported a possible dusting of snow on top of mount Hermon, but the forecast did not materialize. Later referred to the possibility of snowfall on mount Hermon in the night of 13 December, but the snow is «delayed» for a day.
In last season’s last snowfall on mount Hermon was recorded on April 23. But really intense the last snowfall on mount Hermon was observed on 19-20 February, in the third period of the season snow storm, when the thickness of the snow cover on top exceeded 2 meters.
The first snowfall on mount Hermon last season was only observed on 3 January 2015. Last season, as a year earlier, on 5 December.
— The third snow storm in winter 2015. Photo