WorldViews: The Middle Eastern snowstorm, viewed from space

By Max Fisher, December 16, 2013

A rare snowstorm has swept through the Middle East this week, starting in Turkey and moving south across Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, Israel, the Palestinian territories and now even Egypt. It's the most snow that Jerusalem has seen in 50 years (over a foot!) and the first to hit Cairo in so long that no one is sure the last time it snowed there. There are some great photos of the storm here.

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