WORLD Rare snow blankets Jerusalem as wintry weather hits Israel

WORLD

Rare snow blankets Jerusalem as wintry weather hits Israel

CGTN

14:03, February 18, 2021

A rare snow fell on northern Israel and blanketed the city of Jerusalem, February 17, 2021. (Photo: VCG)

This was the first snow the city has seen since 2019. (Photo: VCG)

The snowfall left several roads in the region closed to traffic, and blocked parts of the main road that connects Tel Aviv and Jerusalem. (Photo: VCG)

The snowy weather is expected to last until the weekend, bearing fears of flooding in desert areas. (Photo: VCG)

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