Israelis and tourists visiting the country took to the beaches Thursday, enjoying the unusually hot Israeli winter day.
Friday will see rain again, but it's drought in Israel and Ynet has picked the best pictures the country's hot winter, which began with a draughty snow storm but ended with a drought.
Nahal Beersheba (Beersheba Stream): From flowing in 2013 to almost dry in 2014 (Photo: Roee Ida, Omri Haruv)
Nahal Habesor (The Besor Stream) 2013 (L) 2014 (R) (Photo: Roee Idan, Eli Betzri) Besor Stream runs dry (Photo: Roee Idan)
Besor Stream. 2014 (Photo: Roee Idan)
Almost rapids at Besor Stream. 2013 (Photo: Roee Idan)
(Photo: Avishag Shaar-Yeshuv) (Photo: Avishag Shaar-Yeshuv)
Gilad Morag and Maor Buchnik contributed to this report