The coldest winter in 100 years
• The coldest winter in 100 years
A large part of the territory of the Middle East have fallen heavy snowfall. Many regions of Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, Israel and Palestine are buried in snowdrifts. Abnormal weather led to the disruption of the normal rhythm of life of local residents. So many cities were shut down schools, paralyzed vehicular traffic, canceled flights. Everywhere there are car accidents and power outages.
In Jerusalem dropped about 20 cm of precipitation. According to estimates of the Israeli forecasters, this snow is not seen at least half a century. In Egypt air temperature dropped to record 7 ° C. This is the maximum lowest point in the last 112 years. Lebanese authorities in the Territory concerned Syrian refugees living in camps on the territory of the country. Their fragile temporary shelters not protect from snow and frost. Day temperature does not rise above 0 ° C at night drops to -4 ° C.
Lebanon. Hammana. December 15.
Jordan. Amman. December 14
Syria. Homs. December 14.
Lebanon. Arsan. December 13th.
Israel. Jerusalem. December 13th.
Jordan. Amman. December 13th.
West Bank. Nablus.
Lebanon. Adaisse. December 13th.
Syria. Rakka. December 11th.
Lebanon. Zahle, Bekaa.