November 12, 2014, Updated August 5, 2015


The first winter storm usually hits later in the year, but this year Israel got an early soaking, raising hopes amongst many in the country, that this winter will be a rainier season than last.

It was a dramatic start to the winter – with a waterspout over Tel Aviv and enormous hailstorms causing serious damage in the north.

In this picture, from, a Tel Aviv beach takes a pounding.

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