Rare snow covers the Sahara Desert in Algeria – Second year in a row after 40 years of absence


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Rare snow covers the Sahara Desert in Algeria – Second year in a row after 40 years of absence

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An extreme heatwave is melting roads in Australia. Bomb cyclone Grayson brings record low temperatures to Northeast US and Canada. Now, snow is covering sand dunes in the Sahara Desert at Ain Sefra, Algeria for the second winter in a row after snowfall wasn’t reported over the last 40 years. These photos tell the story:

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The Sahara Desert is incredibly beautiful covered in snow. via rt Sidali
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Sahara Desert covered by white snow in Algeria in Jan. 2018. via Sekkouri Kamel
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Cold snap transforms sahara desert in Christmas wonderland in January 2018. via Sekkouri Kamel
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Sand dunes covered by snow in Sahara Desert in Algeria. via Issam Bouchetata
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Snow covers sahara desert in Algeria on January 7 2018. via Gian Alonso
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The mini ice age is now… Clearly! via Rabah Ripou Ouchen
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Satellite image showing the snow falling on the Sahara Desert on January 7, 2018.. via NASA

Just another freak weather anomaly!