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The ‘aridity line’ is usually considered to be 200mm of annual rainfall. Below that, you have desert. Israeli forensic architect Eyal Weizman noted in The Conflict Shoreline: ‘Plotting the location of western drone strikes on meteorological maps demonstrates another astounding coincidence: many of these attacks – from South Waziristan through northern Yemen, Somalia, Mali, Iraq, Gaza, and Lybia – are directly on or close to the 200mm aridity line.’

Record low rainfall in February – Shlomo Piotrokowski – Arutz Sheva 06.03.17
The combined water shortage in the Sea of Galilee and the Western Galilee over the last 4 years is the greatest in the past 100 years and has even adversely affected the Jordan River and the Dead Sea.

And see:

Climate change hitting Israel more rapidly than expected November 29, 2016

Mideast hotter, drier & more dangerous September 27, 2015

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