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Weird News It Just Snowed In the Sahara for the Second Time In Less Than a Month

09:31  07 february  2018
09:31  07 february  2018 Source:   mentalfloss.com

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While the Daily Mail reported that “locals took to the nearby sand dunes to enjoy the unusual weather,” the strangest part of the story is that this is Aïn Séfra’s second snowfall in less than a month . On Sunday, January 7, a freak blizzard left parts of the Sahara blanketed in as much as 16 inches of

Sahara Desert town is covered in snow for the second time this year as stunned locals play on sand-dunes covered in the white stuff. Following a 37-year spell of no snow which ended in December 2016, Ain Sefra in the country's northwest, has seen snow no less than four times .

a close up of a logo: It Just Snowed In the Sahara for the Second Time In Less Than a Month © iStock It Just Snowed In the Sahara for the Second Time In Less Than a Month The town of Aïn Séfra, Algeria might need to find a new nickname. Though it’s often referred to as “The Gateway to the Sahara,” the 137-year-old province in northwest Algeria is currently digging out from a rare—and unexpected—snowstorm that left the desert town covered in several inches of snow and battling sub-zero temperatures.

While the Daily Mail reported that “locals took to the nearby sand dunes to enjoy the unusual weather,” the strangest part of the story is that this is Aïn Séfra’s second snowfall in less than a month. On Sunday, January 7, a freak blizzard left parts of the Sahara blanketed in as much as 16 inches of snow.

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As noted by the Daily Mail, children could be seen playing on the snow -covered sand dunes just outside the town, while others posed on the snow to document the rare event. Now, for a second time in less than a month , snow has returned to the Sahara

time in less than a month , parts of the Sahara Desert were covered by a snow blanket, and this is only the fourth time in nearly forty years, which according to experts is Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Notify me of follow-up comments by email.

This most recent storm marked the region’s fourth snowfall in nearly 40 years; in addition to January's dose of the white stuff, the area has been hit with other surprise wintry events in February 1979 and December 2016.

But North Africa isn’t the only area that’s seeing record-breaking weather events.

On Saturday, February 3, 17 inches of snow fell on Moscow within 24 hours in what the country has dubbed “the snowfall of the century.” In mid-January, Oymyakon, Russia—a rural village in the Yakutia region, which is already well known as one of the coldest inhabited areas of the world—saw temperatures drop to -88.6°F, making it chilly enough to both bust thermometers and freeze people’s eyelashes. And you thought dealing with single-digit temperatures was tough!

[h/t: Daily Mail]

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