Dec 20

Snow in the SAHARA: Desert sees snow for the FIRST time in 37 years:

ENGLAND is not set to have a white Christmas – but snow has fallen in the Sahara desert for only the second time in living memory.

Amateur photographer Karim Bouchetata took incredible pictures of snow covering the sand in the small Saharan desert town of Ain Sefra, Algeria, yesterday afternoon.

He captured the amazing moment snow fell on the red sand dunes in the world’s largest hot desert for the first time in 37 years. Continue reading »

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Jun 03

Yet another global warming catastrophe – The Sahara Desert is getting greener (Ice Age Now, June 3, 2015):

“You would think that increasing temperatures would make things worse in the deserts of the world,” says this article on But it appears that the Sahara desert may actually be shrinking.

“I’ve been studying the Sahara for 30 years and can definitely say that it’s getting greener,” says desert geologist Stefan Kröpelin, who has studied geological data for the eastern Sahara going back 6,000 years. Continue reading »

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Feb 03

Snow to fall in London as bitterly cold weather grips Britain (Telegraph, Feb. 2, 2012):

All of Europe and even Africa is being frozen by a giant 4,000-mile wide mass of freezing air shunted west from Siberia.

Amazingly, the Sahara Desert, which had no snow for 33 years until a brief fall in western Algeria last month, faces an inch of snow by the weekend.

Meteogroup forecaster Stephen Davenport, who said parts of north Africa face six inches of powder, said: “The deep cold is spreading surprisingly far south.

“It will deliver snow to Sicily, Sardinia and Corsica and, most remarkably, possible low level snow in north Africa, although it is unlikely to settle.”

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Jan 23

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Storm brings snow to Sahara Desert (9News, Jan. 18, 2012):

BECHAR, Algeria – Snow fell Tuesday in the Sahara Desert in western Algeria.

A 24-hour cold spell brought snow and rain to the region.

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