It doesn't happen often, the last time it snowed here was 40 years ago.
Temperatures in the summer can reach 40 deg C but yesterday the small town of 1 was covered in snow.
A rare blanket of snow in the Sahara Desert was spotted over the weekend -- an unusual sight for an area known for its relentless heat.
According to the Daily Express, The cold snap comes as Europe and the United States froze in bitter temperatures.
Winter Storm Grayson, battering the US east coast, has seen the sea freeze in Cape Cod, along with the Niagra Falls in stunning scenes.
A spokesman for the Met Office said this morning: "Cold air was pulled down south into North Africa over the weekend as a result of high pressure over Europe.