The stormy weather continued and with it the flooding. After the cities of the Sharon, a Torah of Tel Aviv arrived at noon (Thursday) in which the Namir and KKL-JNF boulevards in the north of the city were flooded. These are major and important traffic routes. Earlier, rescue forces were called to evacuate dozens of kindergarten children in Hod Hasharon. Flooding in Raanana, Herzliya, Ramat Hasharon and a long line of other settlements. The IDF said that flooding at the Kirya and Glilot bases caused damage to buildings and computer systems, but did not harm operational competence.
The fire services said that “since last night, firefighters have been active in hundreds of incidents across the country, including 139 flooding incidents including houses, basements, underground parking lots and vehicles. Most of the incidents took place in Hod Hasharon and Herzliya, where 52 civilians were rescued this morning. “46 people were rescued unharmed in the current system, including 40 children from kindergartens. At this stage, control of the events in the city has been announced and teams from the Sharon station continue to conduct scans and proactive patrols in the city.”
Throughout the morning, various places in the country were flooded, including houses, roads and streets. Firefighters were alerted following flooding of homes, parking lots and elevators bHod Hasharon Kindergartens were also evacuated there. No casualties have been reported so far. Area Glilot interchange That north of Tel Aviv was blocked. Streets bRamat Aviv In North Tel Aviv were flooded and so was Mohliver Street bBnei Brak, Street Ussishkin in Ramat Hasharon, streets in Raanana, Ashkelon and Kfar Kanna Were flooded as well. The train station in Herzliya Closed due to flooding in its vicinity. In Ramat Hasharon It rained 56 mm in two hours.
The fire services reported that ten crews were called to deal with a large flood on the streets of Odem, the Middle Trail and Jabotinsky in Hod Hasharon. Field crews reported homes, elevators and parking lots being flooded and operating in several sectors simultaneously. Additional crews were called and a flame unit (divers) was also jumped.
Superintendent (retired) Yair Yitzhaki, who lives on Odem Street in Hod Hasharon, said: “This is not the first time this has happened. Now it is more serious. The whole intersection was flooded and then our entire building – the apartments and the parking lot – was flooded. Great damage was done.”
Maya, who also lives on Ruby Street, added: “Vehicles got stuck. It looked like Venice. Many firefighters arrived.” Einav Sela, a mother of a child studying in a kindergarten who was evacuated and called to pick him up, added: “Do not take a risk, because the rains are expected to return. The children are being transferred to school.”
MDA said that during the night and morning, medical teams rushed to treat many cases of flooding. At 00:21, two vehicles were reported under a bridge in a flooded area on Menachem Begin Road in Ramat Gan. The drivers were rescued. No casualties were reported. At the same time, flooding was reported. On Aliyat Hanoar Street in Tel Aviv, a driver got stuck with his vehicle in a puddle. He was rescued unharmed. In Bnei Brak, Ramat Gan and Rishon Lezion, floods were reported in apartments on several streets.
Also, at 04:34, a flood was reported at MDA’s 101 hotline on Eli Cohen Street in Ashkelon. A person was caught in a vehicle and rescued. No casualties were reported. In Holon. Tenants were captured in the apartments and rescued safely. At 08:50, MDA teams were called to a private house that was flooded on Saadia Gaon Street in Herzliya and then a flood was reported on YL Peretz Street in the city – where a woman was rescued from an unharmed vehicle. In addition, throughout the morning there were reports of flooding in Jaffa and near a kindergarten on Deborah Hanavia Street in Tel Aviv. No casualties were reported in any of the incidents.
A driver whose car sank in a huge puddle near Kibbutz Gvaram in the western Negev abandoned it and was found safe and sound. In Ashkelon, part of a road in the coastal area in the north of the city collapsed. Road 232 in the western Negev was closed for a short time due to flooding. The streams flow from south to north. Even later in the day there is a danger of flooding, especially in the coastal cities. The coastal road was blocked in the area of the Glilot interchange due to flooding.
Meanwhile, the level of the Sea of Galilee rose by 2.5 cm in the last day and stood this morning at 209,955 meters below sea level. This was reported by the Water Authority. Nearly 30 mm of rain fell in the area. The upper level is missing 1.155 meters.
The Nature and Parks Authority announced that the trails in the Ein Gedi Reserve were closed to visitors, except for the short trail in Nahal David and the ancient synagogue. Nahal Bokek is also closed to visitors. They join all the hiking trails in the Judean Desert that have been closed to hikers since Tuesday.
In the north, the trails of the Arbel Cliff and the trails in the Yehudiya Forest Reserve were closed to hikers, except for the view of the Zavitan waterfall.
Ynet forecaster Danny Roop Indicates that towards evening the rain will weaken and the breaks will lengthen. Friday and Saturday will be cool and partly cloudy and there is still a chance of short local rain. No rain is expected early next week. Predicted temperatures today and tonight: Jerusalem 10-13, Tel Aviv 16-19, Haifa 14-16, Safed 10-12, Katzrin 13-15, Tiberias 16-20, Nazareth 13-16, Afula 13-18, Beit She’an 16 -21, Lod 14-19, Ashdod 15-19, Ein Gedi 19-25, Beer Sheva 12-19, Mitzpe Ramon 9-15 and Eilat 16-24.
By 06:00 in the morning, the largest amount of rain was recorded in the last day in Kibbutz Negba on the southern coastal plain, where no less than 97 mm were measured.
Impressive amounts of precipitation also fell in Ashkelon (63 mm), in Kibbutz Gat near Kiryat Gat (56 mm), in Tel Aviv (52 mm) and in the Western Galilee (48 mm in Shavei Zion, 46 mm in Kibbutz Ayalon ) And in the Sea of Galilee area (29 mm in the plant). In Haifa 25 mm were measured and in Jerusalem 14 mm. The only areas where it did not rain were the Negev and the Arava.
In addition, the IEC’s lightning laboratory reports that yesterday most of the lightning activity was recorded in the coastal plain area – from Ashkelon and north to Haifa, and inland – Gush Dan, the Lachish region and the western part of the Galilee.
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