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Israel Water Authority warns of water restrictions if drought continues
Israel’s Water Authority announced that barring precipitation far above average this winter, Israel’s drought will continue into a sixth year, and that water consumption restrictions may be put in place.
Syrian rockets land on Sea of Galilee area amid beaches crowded with swimmers
The IDF said that it was still confirming where the rockets hit, but that it may have been errant fire from the ongoing fighting in Syria.
More earthquakes in Israel’s north rattle residents, concern experts
Northern Israel experienced four earthquakes on Sunday, causing no injuries or damage, but shaking up local residents, who fear that a week filled with minor quakes may be the precursor of a major seismic event.
Israelis shaken by minor earthquakes
A quake measuring 4.1 on the Richter scale struck Israel from the northern Kinneret (Sea of Galilee), about 6 miles northeast of Tiberias.
Israel to offset five-year drought with two new desalination plants
The plan will include the expansion of pipelines for use in agriculture, and is intended to help Israel to rehabilitate dried-up rivers.