Heavy rainfall, thunderstorms, snowfall, and possible coastal flooding are forecast across northern and central Israel and the West Bank through at least December 18th. Rainfall will bring a slight chance of flooding to the Judean Desert and Dead Sea areas December 17th and snowfall is expected on Mount Hermon. Further rainfall accompanied by thunderstorms is expected late December 17th, especially in northern areas and along the coast. Further rain is forecast early Dec. 18, before conditions begin to ease.
As of December 17th, the Israel Meteorological Service has issued the following warnings across the affected area:
- Orange high sea swimming danger warning (the second-highest on a four-tier scale): Across the entire coastline.
- Yellow flash floods warning: Judean Desert and Dead Sea areas.
- Yellow thunderstorm warning: Meditteranean Sea, Western Upper Galilee, Carmel, Judean Foothills, and North, Central, and South Coast areas.
- Yellow mountain obscuration (poor visibility) warning: Northern and central mountain regions.
Authorities will likely issue new alerts or update/rescind existing advisories as weather conditions change over the coming days.
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