Throughout the day, the temperatures are expected to dip below seasonal average and snowfalls are expected on Mount Hermon. Although rainfall was expected to weaken throughout the day, there were still fears of flooding by eastern and southern rivers.
In the northern city of Haifa, the temperatures will dip from 17 degrees celsius during the day Monday to 11 degrees at night. In Tel Aviv, the weather will be similar with a range of 17 degrees during the day and 1 degrees at night. In the southern city of Be’er Sheva, temperatures will range from 15 degrees throughout the day to just 7 degrees at night. In Jerusalem, the weather will be especially cold with temperatures reaching 11 degrees celsius during the day and falling to 6 degrees overnight.
According to the Meteo-Tech meteorological company, northeastern winds in the Mediterranean Sea will reach speeds of up to 50 kph (31 mph), while the waves could reach heights of up to 250 cm (8 feet).
The highest amount of precipitation in the past 24 hours was recorded in the northern Negev (26 mm), causing blocked roads around the Dead Sea.
Tuesday and Wednesday will see a mix of sun and clouds, with a slight increase in the temperatures. Northern parts of the country will be hit by intermittent rain, while on the Golan Heights and the Galilee the weather will be misty.
On Thursday, the skies will be partly cloudy and the average seasonal temperatures will return.