J’lem gears up for snow as Israel braces for further deluge

09.01.2013                      27.Tewet. 5773

Winterwetter:

J'lem gears up for snow as Israel braces for further deluge

Heavy snow falls in Golan; capital prepares for winter wonderland as rest of country expects more flooding; Mayor Barkat offers temporary shelter for homeless; water level of lake Kinneret rises 16 centimeters.

Jerusalem was preparing for expected snowfall on Wednesday, following a deluge of rain that shut down major arteries across Israel and turned highways into raging rivers on Tuesday….