Snow Falls In The Sahara Desert

 

Photo credit: Huffington Post

GEOFF ROBINSON PHOTOGRAPHY/REX/SHUTTERSTOCK

http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/sahara-desert-sees-snowfall-for-the-first-time-in-37-years_uk_585aa432e4b00768ddcdfed7

Snow Falls In The Sahara Desert For The First Time In 37 Years

It’s only the second time in living memory.

by Sara C NelsonSenior Editor, The Huffington Post UK

Amateur photographer Karim Bouchetata took these pictures of snow covering the sands in the small Saharan desert town of Ain Sefra, Algeria, on Monday afternoon.

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Willem Van Cotthem

Honorary Professor of Botany, University of Ghent (Belgium). Scientific Consultant for Desertification and Sustainable Development.