Despite winter storms, Dead Sea water level continues to fall

08.01.2014                      07.Schwat.5774

Winterwetter:

Despite winter storms, Dead Sea water level continues to fall

In comparison, Lake Kinneret celebrated an increase of 11 cm. in the same time period.

As rainstorms barreled through Israel in December, drenching fields and filling up reservoirs, the Dead Sea’s water level continued to drop.
By early January, the Dead Sea fell to 427.82 meters below sea level, three centimeters lower than the 427.79 m. below sea level measured the month before, according to Dead Sea and Arava Science Center researcher Eli Raz, citing raw data from the Water Authority’s Hydrological Services….