The following day rain continued to pour down on Mitzpe Ramon and the central Negev. A rare collision of warm, moist air from Africa and cold air from Eastern Europe had created a storm that most had not seen in their lifetime. Over 6.5 inches of rain fell within 24 hours, more than had fallen in the past 10 years altogether.
I head to the Crater Overlook to experience the full force of the storm
Your intrepid reporter beats a hasty retreat from the fury of the storm