Algeria snow covers Sahara sand

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Ice and snow were seen on desert sands in Ain Sefra, Algeria on Wednesday (January 13).

Temperatures in the small town in Naama province reached -3 degree Celsius (26.6 degree Fahrenheit) on January 13.

The town has experienced snow only three other times in 42 years – in 1979, 2017 and 2018. 2017 also saw a blizzard dumping snow up to a meter thick in Ain Sefra.

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