The Sahara Desert Under Snowfall Once Again [Another Climate Change Alert]

Days in deserts can be up to 50°C (122°F) but nights can drop below zero. These temperatures are not odd at all, but heavy snowfalls upon the Sahara desert are! Climate is changing drastically, and now camels feel it too. Photographer captured poor animals caught in white coats near the border with Jordan, in the region of Tabuk, northwestern Saudi Arabia. The temperatures dropped down to -2°C (35,6°F), and surprisingly this wasn’t even the first time the snow came down on these dunes. Back in 2018, Saudia Arabia was greeted by the snowfalls as well, and locals took the chance to bring out the sleighs and have fun. Scientists following the rainfalls in the Sahara desert have also noticed a big impact of climate change, resulting in Saharas growth. Although snow blankets make every sight more beautiful and even magical, still, we must ask ourselves this. What is next, what poor animal or a beautiful region will be the next one to face the consequences of human actions?

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Sahara had welcomed the snow back in 2018 as well, and now again in 2021.

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It’s a weird sight, but not too out of the ordinary experts say…

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Still, rainfall researchers have confirmed a difference in Sahara caused by climate change.

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But now camels feel it too.

Photo credits: Abu Nayef Fawaz Al-Harbi/Magnus News

Some locals even took this opportunity to bring out their sleighs and have fun.

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Snow fell upon Lebanon, Syria, and Iran as well, leaving some of them under 4ft (1.2 m) of snow.

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