גשם בחיפה
August rain in Haifa
Photo: Udi Boch
August rain in Haifa

August rain falls in Israel for second consecutive day

Meteorologists say unseasonal weather caused by low air pressure over the eastern Mediterranean above the Mediterranean, precipitation could make a return in the north and center of the country on Tuesday

Ahiya Raved |
Published: 08.10.20 , 13:22
August rain fell across large swathes of Israel on Monday, a day after residents of the northern city of Haifa had their own shower.
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  • The rain fell in areas including in Tel Aviv, the Sharon region, Gush Dan, and the north, while drizzles were reported in Haifa, the Upper Galilee and the Sea of Galilee area. In Kibbutz Kfar Giladi, on the Lebanese border, 2.7 mm of rain fell in the last 24 hours.
    גשם בחיפהגשם בחיפה
    August rain in Haifa
    (Photo: Udi Boch)
    Temperatures were unusually low for August in northern and central Israel on Monday, with cloudy weather in some regions. The height of summer in Israel is normally marked by blue skies, sweltering heat and no rain at all.
    גשם באוגוסטגשם באוגוסט
    August rain in Tel Aviv
    (Photo: Courtesy)
    Further south, however, the Jordan Valley, Dead Sea and the Arava region were set for higher temperatures.
    גשם בצפתגשם בצפת
    August rain in Safed
    (Photo: Safed Municipality)
    According to the Meteo-tech Meteorological Service, the relatively low temperatures and cloudy skies are caused by low air pressure over the eastern Mediterranean.
    גשם קריותגשם קריות
    August rain in the north
    (Photo: Courtesy)
    The rain could make a return in the north and center of the country on Tuesday, when there will be partly cloudy skies and temperatures below average for the season.
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