01.02.2011 27.Shevat, 5771
Water Authority Spokesman Uri Schor says Israel has only gotten about a third of the rain compared to last year when the level rose 60 centimeters.
The water level of Lake Kinneret has risen 2.5 centimeters since Sunday and 5.5 centimeters since the beginning of the storm on Thursday. In total, the Kinneret has risen 15 to 16 centimeters in January, Water Authority Spokesman Uri Schor said on Monday.
However, “last January, the water level of the Kinneret rose 60 centimeters. So we’ve only gotten about a third of the rain that we did last year – and last year was not such an amazing year to begin with,” Schor said….