The weather in Israel continued to be unstable on Thursday morning after the haze Wednesday that caused high levels of pollution, was cleared by rain in some areas of the country.
Snow in the north covered the Hermon and northern Golan Heights in white, causing a number of school closures. Police closed some area roads due to the snow. Rain is expected to continue Thursday accompanied by strong winds and thunderstorms.
Extremely heavy winds caused damage in the Gush Etzion area where several roofs were blown away from temporary structures. Some residents were forced to evacuate.