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#1 Succulentum

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Posted 22 January 2012 - 03:14 PM

Snow in Becharois SW Algeria past thursday

http://youtu.be/ULfL0sNFjd0?t=21s


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#2 DoomsDave

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Posted 22 January 2012 - 03:15 PM

Whoa, the link didn't appear, try again!

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#3 peachy

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Posted 22 January 2012 - 04:20 PM

Fascinating. I wonder how the date palms coped after being snowed on ?
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#4 tropicbreeze

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Posted 22 January 2012 - 04:57 PM

Snow in those areas can be a rare commodity because of low humidity. But when conditions are right it happens. That same area had snow in 1979. According to reports the locals say it's good for the palms because it kills a lot of the plant pests. Morocco, next door to Algeria, has ski resorts.
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#5 Don

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Posted 22 January 2012 - 05:19 PM

Wow! cool video no pun intended :D
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#6 DoomsDave

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Posted 22 January 2012 - 06:50 PM

wow

like snow here in so-cal
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#7 bgl

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Posted 22 January 2012 - 09:37 PM

Fascinating! Looks very surreal. Thanks for posting!
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#8 Takil-Explorer

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Posted 04 February 2012 - 11:26 PM

Well they can cope with a bit of snow. And welcome humidity for an arrid area.

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#9 Succulentum

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Posted 12 February 2012 - 08:34 AM

and big snow in Algeria !

http://forums.infocl.../page__st__9260

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#10 peachy

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Posted 13 February 2012 - 02:42 PM

It looks more like Norway or Canada than Africa.
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