First Snow Falls on Israel's Mount Hermon

A thin layer of snow covered the area of the lower funicular Tuesday; rain is expected in most of the country; Wednesday will be warmer with a break in the rain.

Monday was cold and rainy in the north and center of the country and for the first time this season snow fell on Mount Hermon. The rain has spread to the Lakhish area and it is expected to continue until it tapers off, gradually. Wednesday will be warmer with a break in the rain and on the weekend as well. Real winter is not expected but only, at most, local showers.