Sahara Desert Hit by Icy Blast as Snow Blankets Parts of Saudi Arabia
New York Post - The Sahara desert has been hit by an icy blast with temperatures dipping below freezing.
Snow also blanketed parts of Saudi Arabia which saw the mercury hit 28 degrees Fahrenheit.
A photographer has captured images of camels after a snowfall in the Tabuk region in northwestern Saudi Arabia.
The area — which is close to the border with Jordan — experienced unusual weather this month.
The desert kingdom can experience highs of up to 122 degrees during the hot season, but this month temperatures fell below 32 degrees.
On January 10, locals in the mountainous region were treated to a flurry of snow.
Snow also fell near the desert town of Aïn Séfra in Algeria this week.
Photographer Karim Bouchetata took incredible photos of ice covering the sand...READ MORE
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