Sahara desert witnesses snowfall for the first time in 37 years

While reports about a Christmas without snowfall in the United Kingdom are coming, it is very clear to suggest that Christmas came early in Sahara

Sahara desert witnesses snowfall for the first time in 37 years

Sahara desert has seen breathtaking snowfall for the first time in last 37 years when the concept of deserts as unrelenting heat and extremely hot weather.

While reports about a Christmas without snowfall in the United Kingdom are coming, it is very clear to suggest that Christmas came early in Sahara. Northern regions of Algeria in Ain Sefra have also seen snowfall. It was in February of 1979 the area received a snowfall and that too for an hour.




But this time the snowflake stayed around for a day in the region which is 1000 metre above sea level.

Sahara desert regions in Algeria, Chad, Libya, Mali and Morocco have previously crossed 47-degree celsius. in 2005 and 2012 the region witnessed a snow dusting, but anything like this has never happened since 1979.

The largest desert in the world with 3,600,000 sq. mi. in area covers most of the North Africa. This can be considered as one of the rare natural weather occurrences which this generation should make a mark of.

Check out some breathtaking pictures of the snowfall.



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