Rare Snowfall Stuns Much of South Africa

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posted on Aug, 7 2012 @ 02:20 PM
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Rare Snowfall Stuns Much of South Africa


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People slowly came outside despite the cold wind Tuesday across South Africa, pointed their mobile phone cameras to the sky and opened their mouths to taste a rare snowfall that fell on much of the country.

The snow began Tuesday morning, part of an extreme cold snap now biting into a nation still in its winter months. By mid-afternoon, officials recorded snowfall across every South African province except Limpopo, though a formal report from the region had yet to reach the South African Weather Service, agency spokeswoman Kenosi Machepa said. Satellite imagery suggested the snow reached t
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posted on Aug, 7 2012 @ 02:20 PM
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According to this small snippet, this has only happened 22 times in the last 103 years but they don't mention what time of year?

It's just mind boggling to think this happened in Africa let alone in August! I just can't imagine what kind of cold front survives Africa's geographical location to produce snow.
Interesting.



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