A video posted on Facebook last week showed fish in the Sea of Galilee near Tiberias jumping for joy over the renewed waters brought by the recent rains.
Sea of Galilee (Kinneret)
Israel’s multi-year drought is ending in dramatic fashion as the heavy rains drench the north while Jerusalem braces for snow. Even more rain is expected to arrive, blown in from the Mediterranean to Israel’s shores. Earlier in the week, 1.5 inches of snow fell in the Golan. Rain is expected to fall in all regions including the Negev.
For those who have visited the lowest point on the face of the planet, Ezekiel’s end-of-days prophecy of the Dead Sea coming to life seems impossible, yet recently, scientists have been shocked to discover that the sinkholes appearing around the sea are quickly filling up with fish and other forms of life previously unseen in the inhospitable region.
The Holy Land has had five years in a row of drought. While a bit more rainfall is predicted by meteorologists this winter – rain does not fall here in the late spring or summer – the deficit has put the Sea of Galilee in its worst condition in hundreds of years, if not more…. Read more »