Internal Security Minister Yitzhak Aharonovitch said "the cold weather will continue, as will the teams on the ground. The train is currently preparing to increase the number of trains to Jerusalem. Every community disconnected from power will be aided by soldiers and security forces.
"We will make an effort to open the roads leading to Jerusalem, Safed, Beit Jann and also places currently snowed-in." He spoke at a special emergency meeting currently held in Jerusalem. (Omri Efriam)