on Tuesday evening took to social media to celebrate a rare case of
snow falling in the East African country.
and videos shared on social media showed whitish substance on the
streets of the town of Nyahururu located in the country’s Laikipia
Kenyan Meteorological Agency, however, clarified and explained that
the incident was a case of rare hail storm and not snow. ‘‘For it
to snow temperatures are usually below 0°C,” they explained.
enjoy snowy feel in May
in the capital Lusaka and surrounding towns in May had their fair
share of the snowy feel as residents woke up one morning to find
streets and backyards filled with ice.
the case of Zambia, local news portals reported that the incident was
as a result of a rare hail storm that fell after a heavy rainfall the
rarely falls in Africa but on mountains in South Africa, the Maghreb
and on Tanzania’s Mount Kilimanjaro. However, hailstones do fall
sometimes in southern Africa when the temperature hits record lows.