Israel National News
20 February 2015
Roads and schools close as Israel blanketed with snow nationwide – from the Golan to the Negev.
Israelis from the north to the Negev woke up to a blanket of white Friday morning, after snow fell in every place more than 300 meters above sea level.
Jerusalem, the Gush Etzion region of Judea, Tzfat (Safed), and the Golan saw the most snow, but the storm hit other areas less prone to inclement weather – including several towns in the Negev.
The lower Golan Heights region, which was also blanketed by the blizzard, has not seen snow since 1992, according to Walla! News.
As of Friday morning, some 30 cm (11.8 inches) of snow has fallen in Tzfat; 20 cm (7.8 inches) has fallen in the Golan Heights. Continue reading Israel Wakes Up to White