There’s no business like snow business as Israel’s north turns white

15.01.2012                      20.Tewet. 5772

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There's no business like snow business as Israel's north turns white

The ski area on Mount Hermon was closed to visitors due to heavy fog, but is expected to open today to skiers and non-skiers, with one meter of fresh snow.

Thousands of tourists flocked to the Upper Galilee and Golan Heights over the weekend to enjoy the snowy scenes and wintry conditions.
The snow that began falling in the northern Golan Heights Friday morning blanketed the area in white. The ski area on Mount Hermon was closed to visitors due to heavy fog, but is expected to open today to skiers and non-skiers. The lower part of the mountain has about one meter of fresh snow, with about 1.5 meters on the higher slopes….