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Rare snow blankets Sahara Desert

A rare bout of snow dusted sand dunes in the Saharan town of Ain Sefra in northwest Algeria on January 7 – only the fourth time snow has fallen in the desert in 37 years, according to an Algerian media report.TSA Algeria reported that about 16 inches of snow fell, starting in the early hours of the morning, and that it began to melt after 5 pm. Credit: Facebook/Hamouda DZ photography via Storyful
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