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Thunderstorm Sweeps Through Palestine; Causes Considerable Property Damage

A thunder storm sweeping throughout Palestine caused considerable damage to the Hashomer Hazair camp, situated at Rishon le Zion, last night.

All the tents of the camp were swept away by the storm leaving seventy workers without shelter. Many of them are ill as a result of the exposure suffered.

The Zionist Executive rushed help to the camp today.

The storm caused considerable damage in Tel Aviv as well, uprooting electric poles and plunging the city into darkness.

A theatre performance was suspended when the theatre was suddenly plunged into darkness and a panicstricken audience rushed home in the dark.

In the area of King Solomon’s pools, many houses and other structures were washed away. Crops were destroyed, the vineyards in particular suffering.