8 Adar II 5771
Finally: Kinneret Tops Red Line
The level of the Sea of Galilee (Kinneret), Israel’s largest water source, topped the “red line” over the past few days, and now stands at 212.95 meters below sea level. It surpassed the government-mandated "red line" of -213 meters over the weekend as a result of the heavy rains of last week.
The Kinneret gained 28 centimeters, or nearly a foot, over the past week; it has picked up a total of 1.17 meters (over 46 inches) so far this winter.