The heavy rainfall has flooded 20,000 dunams (4,942 acres) of farmland in the Hula Valley, affecting wheat, carrot, onion and lentil crops, Walla news reports. The Galilee Development Company, collectively owned by 33 kibbutzim in the Upper Galilee, estimates that the damage will run into millions of shekels.

The swollen Jordan River in the Hula Valley on Monday morning. (photo credit: Moshe Shai/Flash90)

The swollen Jordan River in the Hula Valley on Monday morning. (photo credit: Moshe Shai/Flash90)

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