Weekend storms wreck NIS 30m. in crops

06.03.2012                      12.Adar. 5772

Winterwetter:

Weekend storms wreck NIS 30m. in crops

While the weekend’s storm did wonders for Lake Kinneret (the Sea of Galilee), it caused severe damage to crops.

Floods, hail and strong winds damaged caused about NIS 30 million worth of damage to agriculture, including thousands of dunams of avocados, citrus, other fruits and vegetables, field crops and ornamental plants, according to KANAT: The Insurance Fund for Nature Damages in Agriculture.

KANAT accumulated data to reach this assessment, as of Monday morning, from 400 points of damage throughout the country….