The Sahara Desert Goes White Again And The Pictures Are Insanely Awesome

By Sumaiya Ghani in Nature On 9th January 2018

Here are some amazingly shocking pictures of the town of Ain Sefra in Algeria covered in snow.

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According to sources, snowfall has only been experienced in this region for the third time in 40 years.

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Ain Sefra lies on the very northern edge of the Sahara and is known as the ‘Gateway to the Desert’.

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It is situated at roughly 1000 meters above sea level and is surrounded by the Atlas Mountains.

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Temperatures are frequently around zero at this time of year.

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The beautiful snowfall caught the attention of the internet and the pictures are spreading like a wildfire.

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According to the residents, this year's snowfall is the heaviest throughout their living memory.

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What a lovely sight.

Image credits: Karim Bouchetata