Roads closed in north amid unexpectedly intense rainfall

Police announce the closure of part of Route 2, the coastal highway connecting Tel Aviv and Haifa, in an area next to Zichron Yaakov, due to flooding from downpours.

Route 652 near Binyamina is also closed due to flooding.

In the northern coastal town of Nahariya, police close Haga’aton Boulevard and, together with fire and rescue services, are busy pulling drivers out of cars trapped by floodwaters on the street.

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