Third Time in last 40 years Snow covers the Sahara Desert in Algeria

 its freaking cold in most parts of the world right now, so much so that its getting harder to breathe. But at the same time, Sydney recorded its highest temperature since 1939 what does this say Regardless of how much Donald Trump shouts at the top of his voice, the world knows that global warming is real and it is here.

It is the third time the towns red dunes have been blanketed in the white stuff in 38 years.
 
Last January saw a metre of snow coat the worlds hottest desert, with a sprinkling of flakes falling in December 2016.
 
Prior to that, snow had not been in Ain Sefra since February 18, 1979, when they had a flurry which lasted just 30 minutes.
 
Snow started falling in the early hours of Sunday morning and quickly began settling on the sand.
 
Snow in the desert is not a common sight after all, right Also known as The Greatest Desert, Sahara is the largest hot desert and the third largest desert in the world after Antarctica and the Arctic and yes, no one really wishes for snow there.
While the town saw an inch or two, the sand dunes on its outskirts were covered in snow.
 
Photographer Karim Bouchetata said We were really surprised when we woke up to see snow again. It stayed all day on Sunday and began melting at around 5pm.
A spokesman for the Met Office said this morning Cold air was pulled down south in to North Africa over the weekend as a result of high pressure over Europe.
The high pressure meant the cold weather extended further south than normal.
 
Ain Sefra is located around 1,000 metres above sea level and surrounded by the Atlas Mountains.


Related Tags: A spokesman for the Met Office said this morning Cold air was pulled down south in to North Africa over the weekend as a result of high pressure over Europe. The high pressure meant the cold weather extended further south than normal

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