This is an unusual weather situation.
Low pressure located over the southern Mediterranean will continue the unusual weather pattern.
Today, instead of moisture arriving from the west, it is actually rotating around this system and arriving from the south, augmented with moisture arriving from both the Atlantic ocean (wrapping around the "Red-Sea-Trough" and Red Sea).
Models are still predicting between 10 and 25 mm this afternoon in the Jerusalem area and areas east of Tel-Aviv.
The high dust content is also encouraging the formation of high electrical charge and its discharge as lightning.