Israeli military helicopters on Tuesday shot compatriots from the roofs of flooded homes and saved the Palestinian schoolchildren whose bus blew rain flows, officials said army spokesman.
Israel and the Palestinian territories since the end of last week hit a record in a decade rainfall that caused flooding, flooding residential areas, closing highways. The situation is complicated by the strong wind, and cold.
The Palestinian city of Jenin, Israeli marines took part in the rescue of 30 children from the school bus, which is washed off the flow of water from the road, and in one of the Arab villages in northern Israel military helicopter took off from the roof of the house ten, wrote in his microblog on Twitter spokesman Avital Leibovich, the army. Local media are full of reports of similar operations carried out by rescuers and the military in other parts of Israel and the West Bank.
Bad weather on Tuesday, almost paralyzed the ground post of Tel Aviv, the business center of Israel with the world. Over the banks of the river to stop the movement of passenger trains and forced police to close several hours largest car isolated city — chord Ayalon highway with its congress on long distance routes. It is expected that the rains will continue on Wednesday, and in Jerusalem, weather forecasters predict snow, the first since the winter of 2012.