This is not a mirage.
Karim Bouchetata, an amateur photographer, captured photos of the rare event in his Saharan desert town of Ain Sefra, Algeria.
“Everyone was stunned to see snow falling in the desert; it is such a rare occurrence,” Bouchetata told The Independent.
“It looked amazing as the snow settled on the sand and made a great set of photos. The snow stayed for about a day and has now melted away.”
The last time flakes fell in Ain Sefra, a town known as “the gateway to the desert,” was 1979.
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