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December 13, 2013 9:00 pm

Tens of Thousands Lose Power in Israel Winter Storms

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Kiryah Arba under snow. Photo: Yerach Rapp, Tazpit News Agency.

Jerusalem Post – Tens of thousand of homes around Israel were left without electricity Friday as sever winter storms continued to batter the country.

More than 25 thousand families in Jerusalem and surrounding areas were cut off from power, Israel Radio reported.

As heavy snowfall resumed in capital late Friday afternoon, the Jerusalem Municipality strongly cautioned all residents to stay off the roads and remain in their homes upon learning of a second storm three times the size of last night’s downfall expected to hit the city.

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