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Kinneret edges steadily increased – Globes

The lake is now 1.945 meters from its most degree of 208.80 meters beneath sea degree.


The Kinneret (Sea of Galilee) has been rising steadily however slowly over the previous month from a low-point of 210.78 meters beneath sea degree in mid-December. The Kinneret has risen one centimeter over the previous 24 hours, and is now at 210.585 meters beneath sea degree, based on the Kinneret Authority.

The lake is now 1.785 meters from its most degree of 208.80 meters beneath sea degree. Much rain should nonetheless fall for the Kinneret to achieve its most degree this winter, and compel the Israel Water Authority to open the Deganya dam on the southern finish of the lake to forestall flooding. The dam, which permits water to circulate down the southern part of the River Jordan to the Dead Sea, has not been opened since 1992.

This time final 12 months the Kinneret was already lower than 1 meter from its most degree however in the end fell effectively brief after it was comparatively dry in February, March and April. But heavy rains and snow within the hills this week are anticipated to spice up precipitation in Israel to date this 12 months.

So far this season, the Upper Galilee has had 411 millimeters of rain out of an annual common of 718 millimeters and Haifa has had 350 millimeters of rain out of a median 500 millimeters, 440 millimeters in Tel Aviv (560), 234 millimeters in Jerusalem (582) and 69 millimeters in Beersheva (205).

Published by Globes, Israel enterprise information – en.globes.co.il – on January 23, 2022.

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Kinneret Photo: Shlomi Yosef

Kinneret Photo: Shlomi Yosef

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