Kinneret rises 20 centimeters after Israel’s stormy weekend

04.03.2012                      10.Adar. 5772

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Kinneret rises 20 centimeters after Israel's stormy weekend

Increase comes after heavy snowfall in northern Israel and Jerusalem, and as rains inundate Tel Aviv.

A weekend of heavy rains and snowstorms throughout the country contributed to a 20 centimeter rise in the level of Lake Kinneret, one of Israel's primary sources of drinking water.
The Kinneret's water level has risen 30 centimeters since the beginning of the current round of storms last week. Since the beginning of the current storm system, Jerusalem has seen 168 millimeters of rain, Ariel 93, and Tel Aviv 58 millimeters….