Snow in the Sahara? Desert hit with snowfall for the first time in 37 years
It's not the first place that comes to mind when you think of having a white Christmas.
A portion of the Sahara desert in northern Algeria received snowfall for the first time in 37 years according to CNN.
Photos from the African country, taken by Karim Bouchetata, show a light dusting on the red sand dunes outside of the town Ain Sefra.
CNN reports the last time a blizzard struck the area was in February 1979.
The town is near the Altas Mountains, approximately 1,078 meters above sea level.