In the Sahara the second time this year the snow fell : In the World : Vladim

News 7 February, 2018

In January of this year, the nature already for the second time surprise surprise. In the Sahara desert twice in the last two months was snow.


Sudden climate change will soon cease to surprise residents of the Algerian town of ain sefra, which is located on the North side of the Sahara desert. On the sand dunes Algerians for the second season of winter watching the snow. This year the snow in the hottest desert in the world had already twice before. February 6 and 7 January, just in time for Christmas. For the first time in 40 years, the Algerians saw the snow in 2016, they were very surprised by such anomalies. Many in the snow, took pictures and posted their pictures on the Internet.

The city of ain sefra is situated at an altitude of over 1,000 metres above sea level and surrounded by the Atlas mountains. In winter the air temperature is +6…+12 degrees.