• Short Summary

    Freak weather which swept Israel over the weekend left Jerusalem under a carpet of snow and caused four oil tankers to go aground off the coast.

  • Description

    Freak weather which swept Israel over the weekend left Jerusalem under a carpet of snow and caused four oil tankers to go aground off the coast. Three of the tankers, and later a tug which was trying to help them, were swept ashore between Ashdod and Ashkalon by high winds and seas. The three tankers were all empty and are reported to be stuck deep in sand only yards from the shore. The fourth tanker was blown aground north of Haifa on Friday night.

    Around Jerusalem severe damage has been caused to citrus crops snow and heavy frost.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA7DFUFVBU9L1CXN0R7490DD2L
    Media URN:
    VLVA7DFUFVBU9L1CXN0R7490DD2L
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/03/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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