Snow Falls In Sahara For The First Time In 37 Years – Everyone Was Stunned!

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Local people from the small desert town in Ain Sefra in Algeria reported that the red sands of their neighborhood were scattered with a blanket of snow yesterday afternoon.

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This town, which is referred to as the ‘Gateway to the Desert’ is considered to be one of the hottest and driest permanent settlements in the entire world.

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The last time that the community experienced a snowstorm was in February 1979 when a brief, patchy snowstorm sprinkled the area for approximately half an hour.

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This time, the snowstorm lasted for a little bit longer and remained in the group for almost an entire day before eventually melting away.

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An amateur photographer Karim Bouchetata captured the phenomenal scenes and answered questions from the media about the phenomenal weather event.

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Karim said: “Everyone was stunned to see snow falling in the dessert. It is such a rare occurrence. It looked amazing as the snow settled on the sand and made a great set of photos.”

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