According to forecasts of weather forecasters, next week, starting Tuesday, will resume heavy rains. According to the newspaper «Maariv», on the background of significant cooling possible snowfall not only on mount Hermon, but also in other mountainous regions, including Jerusalem. This kind of weather, says the publication will continue for three to four days. Journalist Moshe Cohen said that the Metropolitan and some other municipal services received the order on preparation for the snowfall.
According to the forecast site meteo-tech.co.il, the rains will resume on Tuesday, December 13, and will run in the Northern and Central regions (the Negev). But this resource is not writing intensive rainfall, indicating that the rain will be from time to time. It is predicted that on the night of 14 December temperature in Jerusalem will fall to 3 degrees Celsius. In such conditions it is indeed possible snowfall.
The Website Pogoda.co.il reports on the expected rainfall, at least for five days, 12-17 Dec (later the forecast is not yet published). This portal predicts a slight loss in the amount of precipitation next week: in the aggregate, 15 mm in tel Aviv, 25 mm in Haifa, 5 mm in Jerusalem. It is noted that at night the temperature in Jerusalem can fall to 3-5 degrees Celsius. In addition, for the next week are projected to be strong winds, so that on the next «winter storm» to say unlikely.
Portal state weather Bureau gives the forecast only for the next four days, indicating that from 9 to 11 December in Israel will be cool, cloudy, sometimes drizzle possible.
We will remind, on December 1-2, during the first winter storm this season on mount Hermon first snow fell. The thickness of the snow cover on top in those days amounted to 20 cm. currently, according to the site skihermon.co.il, Hermon no snow.
In the past winter season, heavy snowfall in the mountainous areas of the North and centre of the country was observed on 25-26 January.
— Snow storm in January 2016. Photos
The most snowy winter in Israel
«Most snow» in the last decade was a winter storm in December 2013 and in January of 2013, when snow fell even in the coastal areas of the country, and snow in Jerusalem kept for about a week. Before «the snowy» over the past 20 years forecasters called winter season 2011-2012.
Once the snow falls in Jerusalem, and in the second half of March. On the morning of 17 March 1998 in the capital was dust storm, the air temperature was over 20 degrees Celsius, in the afternoon it began to rain, and by evening the snow fell and the morning of 18 March Jerusalemites were snowdrifts on the streets.
The most snow in the history of Israel is the February, 1950, when the snow within a few days was covered not only North and hills in the Jerusalem area, but almost the entire country, including tel Aviv.
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