• Abnormal snowfall
Traditionally warm countries, which for the first time over the past few decades, covered with snow.
Global climate change affects not only the increase in temperature on the planet. As a result, climate change amplifies the frequency and intensity of the various natural phenomena. Climate anomalies expressed as floods, droughts and unprecedented for this time of year and latitude weather phenomena.
While ski resorts in Europe suffer from a snowless winter, New York snow storm paralyzed. But if the Big Apple snow, though not in such numbers, yet familiar phenomenon for some countries snowfall in their region - a natural nonsense. Previously, the inhabitants of these countries have seen snow only in pictures or on TV. Now cyclones increasingly bring them cold air masses and cause snowfall. We have decided to recall the country and the city, which in recent years were presented by the weather shocking surprise in the form of a setback, and their residents witnessed the first snow in their life.
In the Argentine capital Buenos Aires for the first time in 90 years in 2007 snow fell. The cause of the anomaly was the cold air that came from the Antarctic.
In January 2012, the winter came to North Africa. Snow covered with Morocco, the southern regions of Algeria and even the Sahara desert, to turn a day in the snow-covered field.
In July 2013 the snow was covered with Brazil. Under the snow cover were 90 localities of the country. In the south, the thermometer dropped to minus 7 degrees. Frozen and covered Paraguay, Uruguay, Argentina and Chile.
In June 2013 the state of emergency was announced in Cape Town. The reason for this was the snow. The temperature in the city has fallen below zero.
At the end of April 2013 snowfall surprised the residents of sunny Spain. In some regions of the country snow depth reached 18 centimeters.
In December 2013 snow fell on Egypt. With rare for these places of weather anomalies encountered the inhabitants of Cairo and other cities. Prior to that, the last time the snow in Egypt have seen 122 years ago.
In the driest places on Earth - the Atacama Desert - the 2013 snow fell. Over the past few years, this is not the first time that the desert can be seen snow, but, according to residents of the commune of San Pedro de Atacama, the snowfall was the strongest over the past 30 years.
In October 2014, when Australia was in the midst of spring, the snow fell in Sydney. Australians for the first time at home sculptured snowmen and playing snowballs. Last time such a snowy anomaly is observed 200 years ago.
This winter came in December 2014 in India. In the north, in the cold water taps. The air temperature has fallen dramatically and snowed.
About 2 weeks ago, a blizzard struck the north-western part of Saudi Arabia. Temperature dropped to 0 ° C, and in the middle of the Arabian desert can be snowball.