New Delhi, January 25, 2022
Snowfall in the Sahara Desert, one of the hottest places in the world, remains a topic of discussion these days.
The vast Sahara desert is spread over eleven countries. The area of the desert is increasing due to global warming. The area of the desert has increased by 10% in the last few years. The phenomenon of falling snow, such a dry place has shook the scientists.
In some parts of the Sahara, the temperature dropped below zero degrees Celsius and snowfall started. It has snowed five times in 42 years. In 2021, there was snowfall at some places.
Meanwhile, the temperature dropped to minus two degrees due to snowfall. Pictures of snowfall are going viral on social media.
Experts attribute this change to climate change. According to a report in Science Journal, global warming has increased the chances of cold winds blowing in places like the Sahara.