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Updated summary of incidents due to winter storm

The press service of the police reports about the number of accidents caused by difficult weather conditions: strong winds and rain with hail. Wind gusts were knocked down hundreds of trees, poles, signboards in different parts of the country, caused damage to residential and non-residential buildings.

In the night of Friday, January 19, three people were injured in the fall, strong winds ripped out trees. In many places, fallen trees broke power lines or blocked traffic. In Safed were recorded gusts of wind up to 130 km/h, Haifa – 110 km/h, in tel Aviv – to 103 km/h.

In Ramat Gan on the street the shawl fell a tree that led to the accident, which injured the motorcyclist. He received minor injuries and was taken to the medical center «Sheba» in tel Hashomer.

In the street Abba Hillel Ramat Gan, Israel, a tree fell on a car. It caused significant damage.

On the street And Yetzirah in Ramat Gan due to the strong wind collapsed the roof of the building. The scene is blocked by police.

In or Yehuda, outside Nitzan tree fell on a car. No one was hurt.

In the village of tel Mond, the driver suffered minor injuries from a tree falling on his car.

Two people were lightly injured by a falling tree on a car in Beit she’an.

In the district of Hadar in Haifa, in the neighborhood of Aphek in tel Aviv, in the Beit Eliezer in Hadera, as well as in parts of Netanya, Ashdod, Ramat Gan, Mazkeret Batya, Rishon LeZion, Mitzpe Ramon, Qalansuwa, Kfar Qassem, shooting Ranges, Tank El Garbia in a number of other settlements falling trees or other objects on the wires of power lines led to power outages.

Closed trails

Highway 2 was blocked southbound near the interchange of yanay due to sand drifts on the road.

On the scene are the police officers who direct traffic.

Earlier highway No. 977 was blocked between junction GOME and Neot Mordechai for a tree that fell on the road.

Interstate 90 was blocked in both directions in the Dead sea area between the intersection and the intersection of Masada Ein Gedi due to flooding.

Help on the situation on the roads can be obtained at the information center on 110.


On highway 3, near the intersection of Nahshon, was a head-on collision of a van and a passenger car. The accident injured nine people. Medics ambulance «Magen David Adom» delivered one of the victims – 10-year-old girl who was in serious condition in Jerusalem hospital «Hadassah Ein Kerem», and the rest received minor injuries in the hospital Kaplan in Rehovot.

Regional Council be’er Tuvia car knocked down a pedestrian. The victim, 70-year-old man received a head injury. He is in serious condition. Medics and paramedics of the ambulance service «Magen David Adom» had the man first aid and took him to the hospital Kaplan in Rehovot.

The car slid into a ditch on highway 1 near the interchange of Anava in the direction of Jerusalem. The incident injured four people. One of them, a man 30 years old, is in serious condition. He received multiple injuries. 19-year-old boy received a head injury. He is in a state of moderate severity. Two people received minor injuries. The victims were taken to the hospital «Shaare Zedek» in Jerusalem. Highway 1 in the area of the accident blocked. The police directs traffic on highway 431.

On highway No. 8933 on the rise in the village of Aramsha overturned vehicle. In the incident, 24-year-old woman received multiple injuries. She is in serious condition. Medics and paramedics of the ambulance service «Magen David Adom» had the victim first aid and took her to Medical center of the Galilee in Nahariya.

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Updated summary of incidents due to winter storm 19.01.2018

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