In Algeria, It Snowed in Parts of The Desert
Some desert areas in southwestern Algeria have turned white due to the occasional snowfall. While the snowfall created joy among the people of the region, social media platforms were filled with photographs and images showing the snowfall in the region.
The photos and images shared by the Bashar Governorate in Algeria from their social media accounts revealed an extraordinary picture. In the region where heavy snowfall was effective, some desert areas and sand dunes were seen to be white.
According to local media reports, the last time it snowed in the city of Bashar, on the Moroccan border, was in 2012.
PEOPLE BORN OF JOY
While the snowfall created joy among the people of the region, social media platforms were filled with photographs and images showing the snowfall in the region. According to the statement made by the Algerian Meteorological Service, snow is expected tonight in other desert regions, especially in the Gardaya province in the south of the country.
Drought has been reduced for 3 years
The Meteorology Department had previously issued a snowfall warning at an altitude of 800 to 1000 meters above sea level in the city of Bashar. While the northern regions of Algeria have been affected by the stormy cold air wave since the start of the winter season, many city and village roads were closed to transportation due to snowfall. The country has been experiencing serious decreases in dam, groundwater and river levels due to drought for 3 years.
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