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Prayers for Rain Answered in Israel: Sea of Galilee Rises 7 Inches in 48 Hours

Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz : Jan 10, 2019 : Breakingisraelnews.com

Last summer, the drought in Israel was the worst in 100 years leading to an outbreak of wildfires exacerbated by incendiary aerial attacks from Gaza that burned many fields and nature reserves in southern Israel.

(Israel)— [Breakingisraelnews.com] Prayers for rain seemed to have been answered this week as the heavens over Israel opened up this week bringing much needed rain to the drought-stricken region. Beginning on Tuesday and continuing steadily for two days, the heavy rains were accompanied by falling temperatures. (Photo: Sea of Galilee/Creative Commons-Pixabay)

Most of the rain fell in the north, revitalizing the Sea of Galilee (Kinneret) the main source of Israel's drinking water. The level of the Kinneret on Wednesday was recorded at 214.24 meters, up 22cm (8.66 inches) in the past week.

Israel is an arid country with about 70 percent of the average rain falling between November and March. Rainfall in December broke a 30-year record and precipitation in the north and center of Israel are currently at 60-80 percent of its annual precipitation. Over the last two days, 7.3 inches of rain fell. Northern Israel has currently exceeded normal rainfall for this period, with most... Subscribe for free to Breaking Christian News here

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