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February 20, 2015 10:52 am

Highways Leading to Jerusalem Reopen After Heavy Overnight Snowfall

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Police reopened highways leading to Jerusalem after heavy overnight snowfall in Israel's capital. Photo: Instagram.

Times of Israel – Police reopened the highways leading into Jerusalem Friday afternoon after a heavy snowfall the previous night forced road closures and the shutdown of public transportation in the capital.

As much as 10 inches (25 centimeters) of snow fell on Jerusalem overnight, and though snowplows were clearing roads in the city, authorities urged residents to refrain from unnecessary travel on the slippery streets.

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