At least one Israeli civilians has been killed and an estimated 90 injured in missile attacks south of the border.This is the heaviest bombardement in a decade. At least 70 rockets have hit towns and villages in northern Israel.Hezbollah has warned it has thousands of rockets in reserve, and is prepared to fire at the major city of Haifa if Israel targets southern Beirut.
So far missiles have landed up to 20 kilometres inside Israeli territory.In Nahariya residents were told to seek shelter.
It is is a popular area for tourists, but those holidaymakers in the area are heading home.Some residents have been stocking up on food and going into underground bunkers.
With the missiles having landed on a college, immigration centre and marketplace, no one is taking any chances. Hospitals in northern Israel are at their second highest level of alert, with medical teams told to stay at their posts are more casualties are expected.