Snow blankets Israel

Wednesday, January 30, 2008 |  by Staff Writer

A strong winter storm blanketed much of northern Israel and towns at higher elevation in central and southern Israel - such as Jerusalem - with a moderate layer of wet snow early Wednesday morning.

The snow and slush brought public transportation in Jerusalem and northern communities to a standstill, and resulted in a day off school for local youth.

By mid-afternoon, most of the 6 inches of snow that had accumulated in Jerusalem had melted, though temperatures remained near freezing and meteorologists predicted even heavier snowfall into the evening and overnight.

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